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    See tourist trap =P

    by Angel_Dust Written Mar 12, 2003

    There's a mall across the street from the resort. There's also a strip of shops down the beach...great stuff, don't forget to BARGIN!

    What to buy: Laramar, torquoise....

    What to pay: Not TOO much. But keep in mind it is a relatively poor country, give them a few extra bucks, it won't kill you =P

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    Market on the beach: Buy with fun

    by Joan58 Updated Feb 10, 2003

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    The market

    The itinerant sellers are not abmitted to the private beach of the hotels. You can walk to the end of these beaches and here you find a little open air market full of stalls. Sellers are very persistent but they are likeable and cheerful.

    What to buy: Here you can buy t-shirts, wood carvings, paintings and jewels made with amber or larimar, which is a light blue stone you can find only in the Dominican Republic.

    What to pay: If you want to buy something, you have to bargain over the price anyway. You hurt them if you don't do it!!

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    Market on the beach: What can I buy?

    by Joan58 Written Feb 10, 2003

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    I think it's better don't buy amber if you aren't an expert. You never can tell, you could be swindled! Instead there are many beautiful wood carvings, sculptures made of stone and the typical naive paintings to buy.

    What to buy: I bought a picture and this wood carving which is a Taino idol. Tainos were the ancient inhabitants of Hispaniola, then arrived the 'conquistadores'....

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    See Tourist Trap

    by upesnlwc Updated Jan 13, 2006

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    Shopping in the Dominican can be exciting or expensive...you must choose which...Please read my Tourist Trap Tip for more information.

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