Archive for June, 2011
Punta Cana Things To Do
Bring out the inner Tarzan (or Jane) in you and fly through the Dominican jungle on a zip line!
This Punta Cana Zip Line Canopy Adventure tour consists of 8 cable lines where you’ll slide through the tree tops and over open mountain valleys getting a bird’s eye view of the Anumaya Mountain range and countryside north of Punta Cana. Read More→
photo courtesy of www.dominicancooking.com
Here’s another mouth watering and easy recipe from Aunt Clara at www.dominicancooking.com
We tried it out and it’s delicious! The ingredients are easily found internationally (anatto or bija http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annatto )
See their link below for the full and illustrated recipe:
CAP CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Fishing Lodge Cap Cana, the highly anticipated luxury resort development on the Eastern tip of the Dominican Republic, is scheduled to open to guests as a Salamander Marina & Beach Resort on October 1, 2011, and begin taking reservations in July.
Fishing Lodge will include 302 spacious, Mediterranean-style villas with stunning marina views, designer furnishings and innovative architecture – 220 of which will be available to resort guests. Built on low-rise docks, they range in size from executive to three-bedroom royal suites, while many feature private infinity pools and swim-out access. Guests and owners will also enjoy a secluded beach, which is a delightful two-minute ride by private watercraft. Read More→
Mangos by Haitian artist Louis Rosemond
June is mango month in the Dominican Republic and 2011 sees a bumper crop thanks to the lack of rains in the early part of the year. Mango season runs from May to September.
Native to southeastern Asia and India mangos were first introduced to the Dominican Republic in the mid 1700s. Read More→
Two pig ignorant, scumbag fishermen in Punta Cana decided to catch a harmless nurse shark, tie a rope to its tail and keep it tied up all day long whilst charging money to tourists for photos. These two fishermen are a disgrace to their trade and their country. Shame on them and anybody dumb enough to pay them money.
Why did no one put a stop to this immediately or report it to the authorities?!
The incident took place in front of El Pulpo Cojo restaurant in Cortecito. The final fate of the poor creature is unknown. See the disturbing video below… Read More→