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Postcard of the Week: Happy Easter from the Dominican Republic

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Above: An ice cream vendor cycling down Santo Domingo’s famed Malecon or seafront George Washington Avenue.

Happy belated Easter to all who celebrated! It’s been a few weeks since my last blog update. I’ve been one busy bee, traveling from Belize all the way to the Dominican Republic, where I will be based for my next project: authoring a first edition of Moon Dominican Republic for Moon Travel Guides, scheduled for release in bookstores in Fall 2016.

This is going to be my third guidebook, and when I say first edition, I mean just that: I am writing all of the content from scratch from the beginning, rather than rewriting and modifying the majority of a previous manuscript. I have a lot of work ahead of me, but it’s an exciting opportunity and challenge.

I’ve started working on the book already, with a return to Santo Domingo. After that, I’ll be making my way all across the

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Garifuna Settlement Day in Hopkins, Belize

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Wishing all Garinagu people a Happy Garifuna Settlement Day!

Below are a few snapshots from this rainy and stormy morning’s reenactment off the shores of Hopkins Village.

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