View From the Sky

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On my flights to and from Florida and the Dominican Republic I took a series of photos from the plane.

10 Things

Colmado Bani, Ens. Ozama

Above: Colmado Bani, Ens. Ozama 10 Things I Like About the Dominican Republic Avocado season Mango season Fresh fruit and juice on the street corner Climate Colmados, especially Super Colmados — open 7 days a week from 7am – 11pm on average, colmados are like mini markets that deliver. Plus they offer…

The Lunchbox

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So this story is an example of how it is the nature of Dominicans to deny responsibility no matter what. I don’t know if it is a survival instinct or just a part of the culture. I few years ago I was living in Gazcue with my children. I had a woman,…

The Butter Problem

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Today we went to pick up a payment from one of my clients. It was a little bit far and time was tight so we decided we needed to take a car instead of a bus. A taxi would cost around 400 pesos or $12 round trip but one of Karan’s friend’s…

Christmas Party at the British Ambassador’s House

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So now that I had successfully renewed my ‘marbete’ and my car was now legal to drive on the Dominican streets (or as one witty friend said in response to me saying I was being blonde for waiting so long to renew my plates, that I was now a ‘legal’ blonde). so…