Puerto Plata, or “Port of Silver” was discovered by Columbus way back in 1502, but has only recently become popular as more and more tourists have begun to discover it since the 1980s. Each year thousands of travellers descend on its shores for a ... 

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bogiebnch

October 2014

 Give your tour guide your underwater camera and he'll take great shots for you like this one! Our guide was amazing and did it all -- drove boat, snorkel tour, photographer, waiter, chef, ... , bogiebnch - October 2014

Great photo ops!

Give your tour guide your underwater camera and he'll take great shots for you like this one! Our guide was amazing and did it all -- drove boat, snorkel tour, photographer, waiter, chef, bartender :) We tipped him well!

Jeremy R

May 2011

 The honeymoon couple ..a great day out!! Met up with the parents for a great time , Jeremy R - May 2011

Mom and dad's gift to us: a catamaran cruise on Sosua Bay, Puerto Plata

The honeymoon couple ..a great day out!! Met up with the parents for a great time

Allan United Kingdom

September 2015

 A great way to end this wonderful day trip. , Allan - September 2015

Me with an ice cold beer

A great way to end this wonderful day trip.

Allan United Kingdom

September 2015

 Just after taking a much needed dip in the turquoise sea. , Allan - September 2015

Me and a bodyboard at Macao Beach

Just after taking a much needed dip in the turquoise sea.

Allan United Kingdom

September 2015

 Approaching Macao Beach for some body boarding and a refreshment stop. , Allan - September 2015

Macao Beach

Approaching Macao Beach for some body boarding and a refreshment stop.

Allan United Kingdom

September 2015

 Lovely glass designs with the sun shining through inside the cathedral. , Allan - September 2015

On our guided tour of the cathedral

Lovely glass designs with the sun shining through inside the cathedral.

Allan United Kingdom

September 2015

 Basílica Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia , Allan - September 2015

The large cathedral in Higuey

Basílica Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia

Allan United Kingdom

September 2015

 The view looking our from the lodge where we ate lunch. , Allan - September 2015

Where we ate lunch

The view looking our from the lodge where we ate lunch.

Allan United Kingdom

September 2015

 A side shot from the truck showing the wonderfully lush countryside. , Allan - September 2015

Green countryside view

A side shot from the truck showing the wonderfully lush countryside.

Allan United Kingdom

September 2015

 A view from the front of the truck as we head up into the hills for our lunch stop. , Allan - September 2015

Driving up into the hills for lunch stop

A view from the front of the truck as we head up into the hills for our lunch stop.

Allan United Kingdom

September 2015

 A great example of local crafts. , Allan - September 2015

Colourful carved wooden animals

A great example of local crafts.

Allan United Kingdom

September 2015

 The traditional Dominican shaved ice slushy refreshment. Made all over the island on these little street carts. , Allan - September 2015

Frio Frio cart!

The traditional Dominican shaved ice slushy refreshment. Made all over the island on these little street carts.

Allan United Kingdom

September 2015

 A quick view of locals in one of the many villages we passed through. , Allan - September 2015

Corner shop

A quick view of locals in one of the many villages we passed through.

Allan United Kingdom

September 2015

 A great looking fruit shop. One of many we past on our travels of the day. , Allan - September 2015

Local fruit shop

A great looking fruit shop. One of many we past on our travels of the day.

Allan United Kingdom

September 2015

 Here we could buy things for the farmers co-op operation that gives them fair prices for their produce. It was cheaper than the hotel shops and better quality produce too. Mostly produced on the ... , Allan - September 2015

The plantation store

Here we could buy things for the farmers co-op operation that gives them fair prices for their produce. It was cheaper than the hotel shops and better quality produce too. Mostly produced on the local farms, not the brands you see all over the island.

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