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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
Ten kilometers from San Rafael del Yuma in the province of La Altagracia and eastern part of the country, there is a genuine paradise unknown by most tourists.
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.
A seaside resort that invites everybody to spend an unforgettable moment at the most beautiful and natural destination in the South
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.
The bride of the Atlantic, which is how San Felipe de Puerto Plata is known, one of the most famous places in the Antilles where pirates and filibusters dedicated to smuggling.
A matchless environment having temperatures below 5 °C in winter, has made Constanza the coldest city in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean. Its amazing mountainous landscapes painted in white at dawn represent a challenge, even in the Tropics, to those finding at the Swiss Alps in Europe.