A video recap of the 2018 Barbados Food and Rum Festival.
I survived La Vega Carnival, by far the most crowded and popular of all carnival parades in the Dominican Republic. Considered to be the oldest running, La Vega–located 20 minutes south of Santiago–is known for its diablos cojuelos or limping devils and their intricate costumes and dramatic, bejeweled masks.
Dominican Republic carnival parades kicked off this past Sunday in the major provinces and cities. I attended Puerto Plata’s first parade, held along a small portion of the city’s seafront boulevard. The set up for the first Puerto Plata Carnival parade was average–with limited stage-front space for viewers to enjoy the show fully, and little time for the […]