Caribbean Tourism Month #CTM2015: Routine in Puerto Plata


There are many things I appreciate about Puerto Plata city, on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. As a photographer I love the abundance of authentic life scenes unfolding daily, past colorful Victorian architecture and with verdant Pico Isabel standing tall in the distance like a permanent wallpaper.

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Caribbean Tourism Month Photo Challenge: Home #CTM2015


I’m excited to participate in the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s 15-day photo challenge for Caribbean Tourism Month, kicking off today. While I could rotate photos from around the Caribbean, I’ll focus on images from my months of traveling around the Dominican Republic.

Today’s theme is “home”–I captured this young girl in the midst of her house chores while on a five-hour hike through the village of Tubagua, in the hills above Puerto Plata. Most Dominican women take pride in having a

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