BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana

French Domain on the Island. The History of French Colonies

The Dominican Republic was founded as a colony of Spain, but it was only under its domain until the French arrived in 1605 and left a great stamp on the island. They settled in the northwest part of La Española from where they manage to get the Spanish colony of Santo Domingo.

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Cities Santiago

Cities 'Santiago', the origin of its name

On December 5, 1492 Christopher Columbus founded on the island La Española (what is today Haiti and Dominica Republic) the first European colony in the New World. In this way, the Spanish colonization of America begins, the domination would continue until the nineteenth century when the Spanish American independence occurs.

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Post Cards

Undressed letters

A photo reveals time and introduces us to the characters of an era that was painted black and white. The absence of rainbow colors at the beginning of this guardian wonder of memories let us to imagination when dressing them with other tones.

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Embassy of Spain

Embassy of Spain

The ‘bonds’ joining Spain with the Dominican Republic. The history of the Dominican Republic talks about an island that became the first city of the New World.

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Dominican Republic

February 27 National Holiday of the Dominican Republic

In 1821, La Española reached its independence from the Spanish Crown in a peaceful way, with amicable transactions. This period is known in history as the Ephemeral Independence, since soon after, the Haitian army, lead by Jean-Pierre Boyer, invaded the Dominican territory, occupying the country for 22 years.

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