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Postcards of the Week: Kitesurfing in Puerto Plata with Kite Legend School

 
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Sharing some postcards from an impromptu photo shoot earlier this week, at the golden sunset hour.

I’ve been writing a lot more than shooting the past months, so it felt nice to get the telephoto lens out and capture some water sports and action last week. I needed more images of kitesurfing on the North Coast of the DR for my Moon Dominican Republic guidebook, and I couldn’t think of a better fit than Dominican IKO-certified kitesurfing instructor and owner of Kite Legend School in Puerto Plata, Bibby Burgos.

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His nine-month old kitesurfing school is located in what locals call “El Pueblito”–officially, Playa Chaparral, a

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PHOTOS: The Samaná Peninsula of the Dominican Republic

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I’ve been dying to share more photos of the gorgeous Samaná Peninsula, where I spent the month of June.

From Samaná town to Las Galeras and Las Terrenas, this northeastern tip of the DR is one of the most stunning corners of the island, if not the entire Caribbean region. So stunning that many American and European reality TV shows and movies were filmed here. Think rugged cliffs and mountains hugging the turquoise Atlantic Ocean and diamond-white beaches–some on the world’s best lists, like Playa Rincon–bluffs blanketed in coconut palm trees,  jade rivers and waterfalls, offshore islands and national

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