BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
2 DAYS IN SALVADOR DE BAHÍA CITY

2 DAYS IN SALVADOR DE BAHÍA CITY

The northeast of Brazil differs radically from the rest of the country due to its climate, gastronomy and eclectic idiosyncrasy. Salvador de Bahía, the old capital of the Carioca country, is where you need to go since it combines tradition with the natural beauty of its beaches. Time stops, and the streets get filled with enthusiasm, colors, and rhythms when the city celebrates Carnival in February.

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La Isabela, It became the first city of the New World, by chance.

La Isabela, It became the first city of the New World, by chance.

Admiral Colon's second trip to the New World wasn't as he expected it to be. During a year he left forty men in Christmas Fort to establish economic and personal relationships with natives but instead of it, he found a destroyed settlement in his return. There was no option besides starting from scratch but setting the new city up in the same place was not convenient due to a new Taino attack, so he calmly explored the coast.

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Barranquilla, enjoy yours charms in two days

Barranquilla, enjoy yours charms in two days

In the best corner of Colombia, right in the mouth of the most important fluvial artery of the country where the Magdalena River and the Caribbean Sea face each other, there you can find Barranquilla. Entry and exit door of the national economy, which is called to play a leadership role in tourism and to become a large national center of logistics services.

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Concepción de la Vega THE FIRST CITY

Concepción de la Vega THE FIRST CITY

It was one of the first settlements the Spaniards founded on the island more than five hundred years ago. This city, which name comes from the valley where it is located, was born under the Fuerte de la Concepción’ shelter. Its gold mines allowed it to be a prosperous city. It contributes more than half of the country water supply thanks to a great aquifer richness in its municipalities Constanza and Jarabacoa.

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Discover Curacao in 48 hours

Discover Curacao in 48 hours

Its name comes from a liqueur made by maceration in alcohol of a variety of orange bitter rinds called laraha, originally from this Caribbean island, which is located a few kilometers north of the Venezuela coasts. Because of its extension, it is perfect to tour in a few days. From Santo Domingo to Curaçao there are connections with six weekly flights through different airlines. The journey is less than two hours.

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Spirit of Freedom Las Galeras, Samana

Spirit of Freedom Las Galeras, Samana

The everlasting Dominican poet Pedro Mir, outlined in one of his most transcendental compositions that the Dominican Republic is that country in the world placed in the same path of the sun just fruity and fluvial. A place that is not made to fall asleep.

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A weekend in San Martin

A weekend in San Martin

They say that traveling is open your eyes to the beauty of the world. In less than two hours from the International Airport of Santo Domingo and Punta Cana, we can reach the smallest island in the world shared by two nations since 350 years ago. Let’s talk about San Martin if it were a Caribbean Berlin wall, it is divided by an imaginary line agreed in 1648 that is separate in to two symbolically: Sin Maarten, the Dutch side, and St. Martin, its French counterpart.

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Bonao, cultural city of Dominican Republic

Bonao, cultural city of Dominican Republic

The famous Dominican writer Cesar Sanchez says that Bonao, as a mestizo town, is the result of many cultures that have gave this land their wealth as a region and their warmth as a community. Main town of Monsignor Nouel, province that carries the name of a former archbishop of Santo Domingo and former president of the country, acquires its name by the power of the Taino cacique that ran the territorial constituency before the arrival of the Spaniards to the island.

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Panama 48 hours in the Dubai of America

Panama 48 hours in the Dubai of America

Its contrasts that combine popular streets, traditional restaurants and luxury hotels, as well as its uncontrollable growth, make Panama the so-called Dubai of America. An fascinating destination, less than two hours far from Dominican Republic, to which many airlines offer discounts the whole year, both from Santo Domingo and from Punta Cana.

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The Mysterious Red River in Dominican Republic

The Mysterious Red River in Dominican Republic

A local legend that makes your creativity fly yet makes you doubtful stays around in the Dominican tradition. It is the Eden´s garden. The story narrates about a young peasant who would aimlessly walk around to quench his thirst but decided to leave it in God´s hands after hiking big mountains and narrowed paths. He glimpsed a beautiful landscape full of fruits and flowers crowned by an amazing crystal-clear water river. Right just behind such a dream place, he found another affluent with a particularity, its water was colored in red. He named this luxuriant orchard “The Valley of God” and the curious river, he called it “Red Creek”.

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Puerto Rico

A 72-hour tour around Puerto Ric

The Island of Enchantment is an attractive touristic option when you live in Dominican Republic. If you want to enjoy a sea trip, the ferry offers you an overnight journey with a show included. If you want to get there quickly, flying to San Juan is the quickest option. It would take you only one hour to get there. Varied Airlines companies have great deals at reasonable prices.

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Pelempito

Pelempito

The Gran Caribbean Canyon, Dominican Republic treasures a vast variety of climates zones, with its particular geographic characteristics encourage a large and diverse habitat that accommodate all kinds of flora, fauna and wildlife.

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Havana

La Habana, a pillar in time

Cuba, a short country name, long and narrow land shape, known as the largest island in the West Indies; is the caiman-shaped land placed in the Caribbean Sea that becomes the guardian at the confluence of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Caño hondo

Caño hondo, a hidden Paradise

It is very diffi cult to imagine landscapes in the Dominican Republic that are unrelated to the white sands and turquoise waters; but, you can change the saltwater by refreshing waterfalls, this is what Caño Hondo offers.

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