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Two 4 de raod  
   

Two 4 de raod

Everything for 8 months
A lesson in history and culture

May 18th 2007
From our insel Air window, SDQ looked green, flat and sparsely populated. Rusty zink sheets covered the roofs of the homes in the shanty town which lie along the flight path. The approach was turbulent but the landing was good and the passengers broke into applause. It was 2.16 pm. Bienveniedos a SDQ. We spent the night before at Tante Ligia who graciously offered us to share her house since w ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Dominican Republic » Santo Domingo » Ciudad Colonial

Dominican Flag Explored and claimed by Columbus on his first voyage in 1492, the island of Hispaniola became a springboard for Spanish conquest of the Caribbean and the American mainland. In 1697, Spain recognized French dominion over the western third of the islan... ... read more
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