Ron Barcelo Rum, Santo Domingo

Ron Barcelo Rum History Tour, Santo Domingo; credit Paul Lowe

Santo Domingo

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Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic is a rich, colorful, unique, and fascinating destination steeped in a rich history dating back to 1492. Enjoy the capital and many other exciting places on the island.

History
As history proves, a gold strike always changes power relationships between nations.

Attractions
The residents are a colorful amalgamation of Taino Indians, Spanish, Africans, French and Haitians.

Festivals
Ranked as one of the top and largest carnivals in the world behind Rio de Janeiro.

Cuisine
The plethora of indigenous foods have been used in simple, yet delicious recipe variations for generations.

Eco-Travel
The topography in the Dominican Republic encompasses some of the most breathtaking parks in the world.

Other Dominican Republic Attractions
Encompassing the Saona and Catalina islands, Casa de Campo, Bayahibe and La Romana is breathtaking.

Travel Tips
Electricity is the same as the U.S., but there are other considerations.



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