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Introducing DRVisitor.com: A New Cultural and Adventure Travel Website on The Dominican Republic

I’m excited to introduce you to my latest project and creation. Dominican Republic Visitor or DRVisitor.com: a companion website and blog for my new Moon Dominican Republic guidebook for Moon Travel Guides, which released a month ago and is already receiving rave reviews.

In this age of technology and online travel planning, I thought it would be of great benefit for my readers to find excerpts and updates of my DR material on the web in between editions.

The website is also my aim to keep inspiring and encouraging more cultural and immersive travel, outdoor adventure, and sustainable tourism  in the Dominican Republic.

The site is filled with vibrant images–another chance to showcase and share with you the many images I have from around the country–and footage.  I will share narrative travel stories as well as travel tips–to help you experience the soul of the Dominican Republic.

You can read about DRVisitor.com’s full mission here.

Browse the website’s various categories–from Where to Stay, to Background information, and Experiences–and keep and eye on the blog for weekly posts. You can also join the site through Facebook and Instagram.

For now, I also leave you with the most recent share: my expert list of Best Beaches in the Dominican Republic.

Happy Wednesday!

 

Postcard of the Week: Fishermen on the Samana Peninsula

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This month, I’m making my rounds across the Samana Peninsula for my first edition of Moon Dominican Republic. This is one of the most gorgeous parts of the country–in the top three, I’d say. Ask any Dominican who travels about Samana, and the gushing begins… especially when it comes to the beaches. Long, golden stretches sitting at the foot of towering green hills densely packed with coconut trees. And to boot, a slow and more traditional pace of life.

I spotted the above scene as soon as I stepped out of the car and onto the beach, on the far opposite end from this family of fishermen. It was blazing hot, but I ran what felt like at least a mile down the stretch to reach them and take closer shots. I loved that they were all working together, young and old, some stopping to take a breath, others continuously pulling the heavy net. All against Samana’s stunning background of blues and greens.

I’ll share a postcard of the week on the blog going forward, from my journey around the DR.

You can also view and follow daily mobile snapshots of my travels on Instagram.

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