Blogs from Jarabacoa, La Cienaga, Barahona, Dominican Republic, Central America Caribbean


We want to start this blog with two unusual points - 1. We really do appreciate all your feedback and comments. As a matter of fact we look forward to hearing from you. It´s a validation that we are doing the right thing. And while we cannot, because of time constraints, individually reply to and thank each of you, just know that we´ve seen your message and we deeply appreciate it. Keep them coming. 2. In the last blog we showed Shanna riding a horse being led by Pinto. We understood that Pinto had something like an epileptic attack and fell backwards off the horse he was riding and quite possibly broke his neck. Pinto died two days after we met him. May his soul rest in peace. Life is short. Live your dreams. Watch the ... read more
Check out the chair

"How's you guys doin? My name is Hugo. Todo bien?" His pseudo-American accent was funny at first, this short little man. "Si", was our suspicious answer. Our bus had just pulled into Jarabacoa station after a scenic two-hour drive (which some of us missed). We were anxious to get away from the chaos of the city and Jarabacoa seemed perfect. This little mountain town had to be the nature capital of SDQ. We had actually come to visit Salto de Jimenoa and Jimenoa Uno - supposedly the best waterfalls in the country but our schedules were flexible. Hugo was persistent. This time he showed us a dingy piece of paper with something that looked like a map. "I take you Pico Duarte. Three days in the mountains, camping, eating ..." The trip began to sound interesting ... read more
After 10 Minutes
Before ... In the bus
Ample space

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