Pastries Birding Eating Dancing February 9th 2007 We discovered a nice pastry shop just a block west of the Hotel Duque, and that is where the Duffs, Braxtons and Millers headed early the next morning. The café con leche was superb.
Then we loaded ourselves into a mini-van at the hotel and headed to the northwestern part of Santo Domingo (Altos de Galá area) to the Jardín Botanica Nacional. This garden (7.7 sq miles) has a 4-kilometer (2. ... read more
After a long career as a professional hydrogeologist (groundwater geologist) my wife Mary (former recycling coordinator) and I are retired. Much work and personal life has involved travel: Panama, Mexico, Central America, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Argentina, much of Europe and Alaska and Canada (these last two being our favorites).
I spent 1962-64 in the Dominican Republic as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Since then much of my life has been devoted to groundwater supplies and groundwater contamination and protection studies in North America, South America and Central America. Eight years ... full info