Provincia de La Vega Things to Do

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Provincia de La Vega Things to Do

  • Carnaval de La Vega

    This might be strange in the eyes of a foreigner but it's big amongst us locals. The carnival in La Vega is one of the most colorful carnivals in the country. Every Sunday in February the streets get packed with people that go see the parades, being the most famous (and feared to some point) the Diablos Cojuelos - people dressed in costumes and...

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  • Santo Cerro

    Santo Cerro or the Holy Hill is the place where a battle between Spaniards and Taínos took place. The story of this battle as I've heard it has 2 variantions: It's said that (1) Columbus made a cross and put it in on this hill and that the Virgin Mary appeared to them as they were fighting or that (2) the Virgin appeared to Columbus the night...

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  • Carnival de La Vega

    The carnival takes place in different towns around Feb. 27th, the National holiday, the anniversary of independence from Haiti in 1844. In each place there are several groups competing to make the best, most extravagant and scary costumes and on the day of the carnival they parade in the streetst. Numerous merenue bands play as lound as possible. ....

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  • Many mountains are located...

    Many mountains are located here. For example, you'll find Constanza here. Constanza is located 5,000 above sea level, surrounded by a very mountainous area. Many rivers are located here too. Whether you like hiking, mountainclimbing, or any activity with rivers (such as fishing), you can do it here in La VegaIt has this really nice countryside to...

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  • On February 27th (Dominican...

    On February 27th (Dominican Independence Day), there were many carnivals going on. Masks such as these went around the streets.

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