Dominican Republic

The Rat Race Part 2

Now that Hurricane Irma has passed and most of our cleanup is completed I’m able to continue with part 2 of the Rat Race. Moving forward it’s the second aspect the “why we can’t just now” group that’s a bit more complex. It’s this second group that has several more variances accompanying it. More obstacles […]

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IRMA’s On Her Way

With a 90% chance of at least receiving a strong tropical storm it amazes me how people just seem to take these things for granted. Having weathered many Cyclones and Hurricanes I know! I know what they are capable of doing. Roof tin becomes flying razor blades in anything above a cat 3 rating. I’ve […]

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The Rat Race Part 1

In my previous post I noted that I’d be following up with some light hearted examples of what it looks like from our side of the counter. You know those of us viewing the box from the outside in. To get things rolling I’d thought for my first attempt I’d select the subject of “The […]

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Daytrip To Cabarete For Windsurfing And Nightlife

Cabrera Dominican Republic is ideally situated for the quiet life.  Cabrera basically started as a small fishing and agriculture village up on the North Coast and it still retains most of its small village charm.  For some who thrive in the more hectic nightlife and hustle and bustle of a major city or active tourist […]

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Touring The Dominican Republic On A Harley

There are so many different ways to experience all that the Dominican Republic has to offer, especially on the North Coast and up in the mountains of Constanza and Jarabacoa.  While you see thousands of smaller motor bikes and scooters in every town, you do not see nearly as many larger bikes, like Harleys or […]

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Cemetary Beach Has Come A Long Way Over A Few Years

While there are no shortages of almost deserted beaches to enjoy in and around Cabrera, it is always interesting to see how they are maturing.  One such beach is the little Cemetary Beach in Rio San Juan.  If you recall, we took a stroll through this area a few years ago and it was virtually […]

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FREAK STORM HITS CABRERA!!!

Hi Guys, While on my way out to pick up some people the strangest thing occurred. A few of my neighbors were waving their hands in efforts to grab my attention. As I came to a stop and rolled down my window I asked Que Paso? Hoy no se está cruzando el río (today you are […]

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CABRERA ROCKS! With Frank Reyes

On a previous post I mentioned how carwashes in the DR are many things. One of which of course is washing cars but they also range from bars to restaurants from gathering places to even live concerts! That’s correct even live outdoor concerts! Last week our friends over at Monarca Car Wash held yet another […]

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Exploring Outback Cabrera With New Friends From Edmonton Canada

Every one of our free North Coast Discovery Tours is a little different, depending on what our guests choose to see. On a recent tour, we met some wonderful new friends from our hometown of Edmonton, Canada. Their visit was a little longer so we were able to devote a few days to some off-the-beaten-path […]

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Independence Day in the Dominican Republic

It seems that we just said goodbye to our last group of visitors. Just when I thought I’d be able to catch up on a few things another event takes place that the DR Escapes team thought you’d all like to know more about. Yes it’s that time of year again. The time is Independence […]

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