BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
BACANA MAGAZINE hotel occidental punta cana
El Tapado

The Legend “El Tapado”

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”.

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Cacao

I hope it rains cocoa in the countryside

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.

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Grape

The misión grape, is back to the caribbean

On October 11th during the vigil, undoubtedly everything pointed to land was nearby. The agitation among sailors could be noticed until Rodrigo de Triana, at two o clock in the morning of October 12th, 1492, shouted with passion that he could make out land in the distance.

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Mamajuana

Mamajuana, The Potion with Dominican Enthusiasm

Just take a walk for the Colonial area of Santo Domingo or any craft market of some beach in the country to realize that “mamajuana” is more than a typical drink of the Dominican Republic, it is a series of stories locked in a bottle. Some benefits are ascribed to it like a cure for a cold and some people call it the Dominican viagra.

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The Old Belen

Las Américas by Luna Taina: A cultural experience

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.

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Carnival

Carnival It’s carnival season!

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.

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