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cabarete, dominican repuboic, restaurant

Food Friday – This is a sunny place for shady people – “Uno Mas” Cabarete Review

Read our review to see why we think this place is like a chain-smoking yogi dressed in bright pastel shades of Lululemon.

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Traditional Chocolate de Agua

Try this super quick, easy, and delicious traditional Dominican non-dairy hot chocolate to liven up your day. Did you know chocolate is actually good for you? Well, sort of. Read on :)

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A Trip Back in Time – Fortaleza Ozama

A blast to the 1500’s when Fortaleza Ozama was first built. A historic site found in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

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mowhawk, fish, aquarium

Just Keep Swimming – National Aquarium Review

We’ve made another trip to Santo Domingo to check on the progress of my Chilean passport. That only took a couple of hours so we needed some other things to do to keep us entertained. We ended up at the National Aquarium.

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bubble, wave, surface tension, water

Wallpaper Wednesday – June 3rd – Surface Tension

The ocean truly is beautiful. If you’ve ever stared and watched the waves you know what I’m talking about. For this weeks Photo of the Week we have some surface tension caught in action. Look closely and you will see a couple of bubbles that the splash has formed.

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cave, clear water, los tres ojos, santo domingo

Los Tres Ojos – Stunning Caves in Santo Domingo

Cities don’t tend to offer too much along the lines of nature but Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic is different. There are a number of beautiful places to visit. One of them being the “Tres Ojos Caves”. Crystal clear water, beautiful rock formations and free massage from by the fishies.

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lady bug, red, bug, insect, green

Wallpaper Wednesday – May 27th – Little Red

It’s Monday again and that means another Photo of the Week. On one of our recent visits to the local organic garden I decided to bring my camera. They don’t use any pesticides so bugs roam freely and happily. I saw a little lady bug on one of the plants and got down to his level. It’s amazing how different the perspective is of something so small.

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water, drops, Best Pictures of 2013, leaf, nature

Photo of the Week — May 20th

This photo of the week was taken the day before we took our day trip to the permaculture farm. We stopped by a local hotel, which also has a mini permaculture farm going on, where I stumbled upon a pile of recently trimmed banana leaves on the floor. It had been raining all night so there where some nice water droplets to complete the picture.

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Peace, Quiet, and Horse Manure

Here in the tropics, it’s easy to get your hands dirty, but that’s only fair when it’s so easy to relax. We got down and dirty replanting banana suckers to help out the Taino Organic Permaculture Farm and got to enjoy a refreshing dip in the river, deliciously fresh food, and an unbeatably quiet night in return. Read all about how to plant a banana circle, and why we love our life!

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