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Amber Cove Shore Excursion: Waterfalls and Horseback Riding Tour
"The first stop Rancho Los Cacaos is just a 10 minute air conditioned bus ride from the pick up location at Amber Cove.  After a brief safety chat and gear up you'll be matched with a horse that's just right for you! Then when everyone is saddled ride along a lush trail through tropical vegetation and majestic trees up to one of the highest hilltops in the area and 2 panoramic viewing areas. The group will dismount near the top to enjoy some fresh fruit juice and hike to the first clearing where grab a piece of locally grown fruit
From $79.00
 
Amber Cove Shore Excursion: Waterfalls and Horseback Riding Tour
"The first stop Rancho Los Cacaos is just a 10 minute air conditioned bus ride from the pick up location at Amber Cove.  After a brief safety chat and gear up you'll be matched with a horse that's just right for you! Then when everyone is saddled ride along a lush trail through tropical vegetation and majestic trees up to one of the highest hilltops in the area and 2 panoramic viewing areas. The group will dismount near the top to enjoy some fresh fruit juice and hike to the first clearing where grab a piece of locally grown fruit
From $79.00
 
Citadelle Laferriere Sightseeing Tour from Cap-Haitian
"The historic tour starts when your tour guide picks you up in your Hotel in a 4x4 car to transport you to your first stop - the City of Milot. At this stop visit the ruins of the Sans Souci Palace the Residence of King Henry Christophe. Your guide will give you some history on the ruins before moving on to the next stop. You will be driven to the parking car of the Citadelle. The road is paved by limestone; the access to the fortress can b while your guide explains the story behind this majestic fort. You will also visit the artillery museum  with the unique concentration of 18th century cannon in the continent. Going down from la Citadelle enjoy a delicious Haitian-style lunch at a restaurant located in Milot. Listen to Haitian folklore and see a Tambour show while eating. After Lunch you will be drive back to Cap Haitian for a short visit before heading back to your hotel."""
From $180.00

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License Plates

While I was waiting for the lady who made us all late, I took a couple of photos of license plates. Almost all the license plates in the Dominican Republic look the same to me - the differences are...
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Dock at Amber Cove

I took photos of the docks as we were coming in - these are really new docks which were just finished last year - the first ships were scheduled in 2015. The docks can take two cruise ships at a...
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Specialized Center of Tourist Security (CESTUR)

Our guide talked to us about the police (things that would get you a free room in the jail), but he didn't mention CESTUR. Apparently this stands for Specialized Center of Tourist Security which is...
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View from the Sea

I always like to watch the shore and the dock when the ship comes in to port. This time, I just watched on the bow camera, and I sent Lynde out onto the deck with my camera to take some photos of the...
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Constitution Square

One of the main activities of the tours seems to be taking photos of the tourists in various locations. In the Central Park/Independence Square, there were people in costume to take your photos with....
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Infrastructure

Our guide from Marysol Tours pointed out the various facets of daily life as we passed them in the tour bus. We saw a police station, a post office, a stadium, the courthouse (Palace of Justice), and...
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Currence & Money Exchange

CURRENCY & MONEY EXCHANGEA smile opens a lot of doors on the island. The Puerto Plata area has had a lot of experience welcoming Canadians, the British, and most recently Americans; therefore,...
mgon6424
Nov 01, 2008

tipping...........

Tipping is custom in the Dom Rep and taking US$1 bills will make sure you always have the right amount to tip, people working here earn very little compared to other countries in the world so please...
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kid-keith
Feb 18, 2006

fab weather and beaches

the best activity we went on was the monster truck safari, we were taken on an 8 wheeled ex army truck through the countryside and through rivers. we stopped off in local villages in the middle of...
ej.uk
Feb 16, 2005

beaches, sun, it moves a lot

the people, bars, restaurants(cheap by the way), merrengue, music, night life etc... For me as a single and still yong and not bad looking man,,,,,,,perfect meeting is easy and follow me here???????...
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serge_fortin2001
Nov 13, 2002

An absoulte must is snorkling...

An absoulte must is snorkling in Sosua bay. You take a 53' catameran and sail for about 1 1/2 hours out of Puerto Plata to Sosua bay where there are the most beautiful coral reefs. The topical fish...
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Old_Soul
Oct 04, 2002

If you never have been there...

If you never have been there you must go there. It is a very warm and friendly country. You will love the people, the weather and the music. Everywhere you go is music, the merenque! Also go for a...
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Umfufu
Oct 04, 2002

There are beautiful beaches...

There are beautiful beaches everywhere! Warm weather every day ! You'll enjoy every minute of it! Merengue will be the type of music you'll be listening to as well as some bachata. You dance on both...
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Patricialuv
Oct 04, 2002

I LOVE PUERTO PLATA! It is one...

I LOVE PUERTO PLATA! It is one of the top places to visit in the Dominican Republic, no doubt about it! The beaches, the weather, the sun, the people, hotels, types of food, the music. PUERTO PLATA...
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Patricialuv
Oct 04, 2002

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Top Things to Do in Provincia de Puerto Plata

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Marysol Tours

I looked at the cruise ship excursions for Amber Cove and most of them appeared to be out of my comfort zone as to activity level. So I made an arrangement for a non-cruise excursion with Marysol...
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Sosua Beach

Sosua beach felt great, got superb looking scenery, clear water and can snorkel without going too far. It has some vendors but they were good people, awesome. The restaurants serve sea food, cerveza,...
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Explore the Port

Although the Amber Cove website says it: " encompasses 30 acres of waterfront property and will feature a welcome center with myriad of retail and entertainment", there really isn't that much to do. ...
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Brugal Rum Distillery

First we went to the Casa Brugal distillery. Being a poor speller, I associate a name like this with the painter Pieter Bruegel. But the rum people spell it differently. The Brugal Rum factory is...
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Marysol Tours

I looked at the cruise ship excursions for Amber Cove and most of them appeared to be out of my comfort zone as to activity level. There were zero wheel chair accessible tours. Of the easy activity...
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Victorian Architecture

Our guide tried to tell us about why there were so many wooden houses in central Puerto Plata. He said something about paying the governor (or government) if you had a house of the more usual...
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amsterdam_vallon

"The Dominican Republic"
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Umfufu

"**Umfufu's Puerto Plata Page**"
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Hermanater

"Christmas Vacation 2006"
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lewistfo

"School's out, welcome Puerto Plata !!!"
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AlexH2004

"Puerto Plata"
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