As you know by the name of my web page, I really like to get out of my comfort zone and have adventures. Dominican Republic, which, in current years, has come to be 1 of the world’s most-buzzed-about destinations, with its scrumptious meals, postcard-ideal beaches, turquoise waters and lush, diverse landscape. I really like nature and Dominican Republic options a wide range of wildlife which includes an intriguing range in the country’s protected locations and national parks. There are tons of birds, frogs, lizards and snakes. You can even swim with humpback whales and wild dolphins in the Dominican Republic waters. This was my second pay a visit to to Dominican Republic and getting so substantially exciting in such a breathtaking spot is my notion of the ideal trip! (all activities at your personal danger)
I couldn’t assist but want to play on this water trampoline I saw from the beach in Puerto Plata! It reminded me of the summer time camps on lakes in Maine that I went to as a kid.
I can not advise sufficient to catch a ride on a “motoconcho” or Dominican motorcycle taxi! They are low cost, get you exactly where you want to go and are a fascinating ride! My pals and I took 1 to the grocery shop to obtain my favored chocolate and coffee for pals and loved ones! (Lets be actual, I ate all the chocolate.)
1 of my most significant fears has normally been surfing. I’m not a robust swimmer and my buddy told me a story of this lady having smashed in the face with a surfboard, it broke her nose and knocked out her teeth! What a nightmare. On major of drowning or having bashed on the coral! I was so nervous about performing this!! I even told them prior to I came on the trip that I would go with everybody to our lesson but could possibly choose not to do it. You can see my worry in the major appropriate photo.
Fortunately, I knew that personally Marcus was a great surf coach! Numerous years earlier two tiny girls I travel nanny for took surf lessons with him and they had a great practical experience at 321takeoff surf college-I know due to the fact I frequently watched their lessons. Marcus normally attempted to get me in the water also but I declined. He has such a really like of surfing he even provided me lessons for free of charge! 3 years later, I’m back! I decided to trust Marcus and go for it! I only totally stood up when for a couple seconds but that was sufficient for me! I had a wonderful time with a seriously great teacher!
1 point you have to do in Dominican Republic is to take a roadtrip! I drove all more than the Samana Peninsula with my buddy Samuel and we had grand adventures!
We camped on this beach, it was pure magic.
I created a new buddy, Alyssa from travel weblog Adjust Your Concentrate, we did an great atv exploration with Outback Adventures! They showed us a neighborhood dwelling and the drive via the countryside was fairly scenic!
Neighborhood swimming holes in Dominican Republic are pure paradise.
We did a hike to 27 Waterfalls, exactly where fundamentally you go up-then you get to slide and jump down all the waterfalls! Heck yes!!
Hiking is 1 of my favored points to do in Dominican Republic! You in no way know what you will discover!
This was my initial time playing with monkeys! We could see them at Monkey Jungle, which is a quite particular spot not just due to the fact of the squirrel monkeys but due to the fact all of the proceeds go towards a healthcare and dental clinic for these who can not afford healthcare. They even send locals to dental college! The squirrel monkeys are not kept in cages and had been a actual delight!
This is the founder and some of the medicine they’ve collected.
Take a yoga class on the ocean!
Take a ride up Teleférico Puerto Plata, the only cable automobile in the Caribbean.
Get silly in your hotel area! haha!
Make confident to say hi to the friendly locals!
Trapeze class at Intense Hotel was a worry that I didn’t know I had! I didn’t want to do it and following I went when, I just had to go once more-I imply with my onsie how could I not go?!
Just after all of the adventures, often you just have to take a nap!
I was invited as a guest of the Dominican Republic Board of Tourism, as normally all opinions are my personal.