Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo

There are very few times that I have felt a complete change of culture as I did when crossing from Haiti to the Dominican Republic. People were light skinned instead of black, spoke Spanish instead of French, it was quiet and clean instead of messy and chaotic. Prices were higher and the roads were better. […]

Dominican Republic

Bayahibe

In order to break up my journey from Punta Cana to Santo Domingo I decided to stop for a night in Bayahibe, a town near La Romana on the Caribbean side of the island. It was different from both Bavaro and Macao. There were quite a lot of tourists, but most seemed to be there […]

Dominican Republic

The Surfing Beach in Macao

When I wanted to get out of charterland, I wrote a sign saying “Macao” and stood by the highway. 5 minutes later a Canadian who was living in the Dominican Republic stopped his car and told me to jump in. He drove me all the way to the camping place where I would spend the […]

Dominican Republic

Bavaro in Punta Cana

A place where I just had to go, as it probably is the most famous place in the Dominican Republic is Punta Cana. As I got off the bus from Santo Domingo, I reallized that Punta Cana was a huge place, but luckily I managed to find a hostel in Bavaro where they had let […]