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All-Inclusive Santo Domingo Day Trip from Punta Cana
"From your Punta Cana hotel you will be transported to Santo Domingo. The first stop will be at ""Los Tres Ojos"" a limestone caves containing a series of three lakes. Here you will learn about the Dominican Republic's first inhabitants - the Taino Indian you will go directly to the Columbus Lighthouse built in 1992 on the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's landing in the New World. Then off to the oldest streets of the Western Hemisphere located in Santo Domingo's Colonial Zone. Be ready to walk and take pictures along the Colonial Zone starting at the Col this was the home of Christopher Columbus's son Don Diego. From the Palace the tour will go through the historic Plaza de Espana and on to Calle Las Damas (the first paved street of the New World). Keep walking to the National Pantheon where heroes were laid to rest. The colonial tour will culminate a""
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Punta Cana Day Trip: Catalina Island and Altos de Chavon
"You'll be picked up from your hotel in a comfortable bus with air conditioning and head to your first stop -  Altos de Chavon.Also called the City of Artists Altos de Cavon is like a medieval Mediterranean city of extraordinary beauty which stars have paraded in the amphitheater as Frank Sinatra Carlos Santana Sting Luis Miguel. Next descend the stairs to reach the Chavon River
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Catalina Island Day Trip from Punta Cana
"Leave in comfortable new buses with air conditioning to Altos de Chavon also called the City of Artists medieval Mediterranean city of extraordinary beauty which stars have paraded in the amphitheater as Frank Sinatra Carlos Santana Sting Luis Miguel
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Dominican food Tips (6)

Michelangelo Pierna de Chivo al Vino - Stew Goat

Dominicans love stew Goat meat and Michelangelo Restaurant is consider the best places to eat this exotic dish. Goats in some providance are fed oregano plants so the Goat would absorb the oregano...
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Dec 29, 2009

Picapollo (deep fried chicken a la Dominican)

Picapollo is chicken that's covered with flour and then deep fried until the skin is crunchy. This dish can be served with rice, tostones (fried sliced plantain) or French fries and it's a life savior...
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marielexoteria
Nov 28, 2007

Some popular desserts (other than cake)

When it comes to desserts, we have a lot to choose from besides the traditional cake with yummy fillings and frosting. Some of these hidden gems in the Dominican cuisine are:- Conconetes: a conconete...
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marielexoteria
Nov 19, 2007

Picadera (starters)

These starters I'm going to talk about are available pretty much all over the country, but the reason they're on my Santo Domingo page is because it's there where I've found and eaten them the...
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marielexoteria
Nov 19, 2007

Dulce de leche a la Dominicana

Dominicans have a sweet tooth. One traditional sweet we like is our version of dulce de leche. The traditional one you could find in South American places is creamy while ours is hard, which is why we...
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Nov 19, 2007

Casabe (cassava bread)

Casabe is a thin, flat bread made of yuca, also known as cassava. Casabe is one of the few things that we inherited from the Taíno people and that we still enjoy to this day. We have several sorts of...
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Nov 19, 2007
 
 
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Faro a Colón - Columbus Lighthouse

Christopher Columbus or Cristobal Colon as the Spanish call him is larger than life itself in the Dominican Republic. Considering that this island’s government and society have had quite a bit of...
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