Legends are part of our oral traditions, who we are. Santo Domingo, as the fi rst city of the New World, has several stories that revolve around the Colonial City. One of them tells about the man “El Tapado”.
In Rotterdam, Holland, it has become fashionable among the purely European public. Crusty and tasty pork skin and fat that are fried at high temperatures to turn into cracklings.
The emperor Moctezumba extoled it like one of the most exquisite delicacies of the Aztecs. He appreciated it so much that the most precious tributes he received from other peoples were cocoa almonds.
The flag event is a custom whose military origins remain in all schools and colleges of the country.
Each country has its own way of celebrating Christmas; however the Dominican Republic has very distinct characteristics and differences compared to other neighboring countries.
The development living in Punta Cana for the last years is a reality, the growth of new shopping centers and others having their history, the expansion of recreational areas; a life begins outside the hotels, an atmosphere is breathed, which is very positive for our tourism.
February’s here and with it, the coveted Sundays that wrap surround the magic of the Dominican Carnival. Thousands of people throughout the country go walking around amongst ‘vejigazos’ (slams of balloon pouches made out of cow’s bladder), hobble devils (called ‘Diablos Cojuelos’), merengues and bachatas.