Dominican Republic
Puerto Plata

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  • Day14

    A little fiesta

    August 1, 2020 in Dominican Republic ⋅ ⛅ 31 °C

    A lot happens really spontanious in this country, like a house party! 😂

    My job was to prepare the salad (which turned out to be really good)! 😉 Antonio took care of the meat on the grill, guests brought different kind of food and so we had a lot to eat! ❤️

    Kristina found a DJ who played music that night and we had so much fun eating together and then dancing together. 👯

    The neighbour kids swam in the pool and later that night, everybody was in the pool having a good time together! 😊👍
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    Inka Shaman

    Buen provecho 👍🏽😄

    8/14/20Reply
    Sabrina G.

    Gracias 🙏

    10/26/20Reply
     
  • Day150

    From South to North

    June 3 in Dominican Republic ⋅ ⛅ 27 °C

    Drove to Jarabacoa where we booked a hotel but once arrived Nobod was there or answered phone calls or emails. So we decided to trove all the way up to the north to Cabarete. The south was Noth our favorite will see what the North has to offer...Read more

  • Day5

    Sorry Marilyn, unfortunately.....

    November 13, 2018 in Dominican Republic ⋅ ⛅ 29 °C

    .....the self-picked coconut will not work!

    Natürlich wäre es ein Leichtes, jetzt eine atemberaubende Geschichte zu erfinden, wie ich mühelos und leichtfüßig wie ein karibischer Baummarder, die gefühlt endlos lange Kokosnußpalme wieselflink ( in diesem Fall marderflink ) hinauf geeilt bin.

    Die allerschönste der nahrhaften Früchte, die sich weit....ganz weit oben unter dem grünen Kronendach des exotischen Gewächses, fast im endlosen Blau des tropischen Mittagshimmel ( Heinz G. Konsalik wäre stolz auf mich ) zu verlieren scheint, fest im Auge ( Frau Stoof.....Ihr Einsatz bitte )! Aber, das würde der Wahrheit nicht ganz entsprechen!

    Nicht, daß man mir diese halsbrecherrische Aktion nicht zutrauen würde - es ergab sich einfach eine andere, weniger spektakuläre Möglichkeit.....Allaha şükür!.....in Gestalt eines Kokosnussverkäufer am Strand..... Allaha büjük!

    Zudem sollte erwähnt werden, daß ich gestern beim Strandspaziergang auf eine Biene getreten bin und das giftige Biest zugestochen hat.

    Mein linker Fuß ist etwas geschwollen - was jetzt nicht wirklich der Grund war, die Palme nicht zu erklimmen, aber als solcher durchgehen könnte. Also Marilyn....., die exotische Nuss ist organisiert - leider nicht ganz in der von dir gewünschten Art und Weise!

    Ansonsten meint es das karibische Wetter weiterhin sehr gut mit der Costa Dorada. Auch wenn es heute einmal kurz geschauert hat, nach zehn Minuten war die Sonne wieder zu sehen.

    Erwähnenswert wäre noch Ramon, der Mann von der Omlettstation im Buffetrestaurant. Wie ein Balett-Tänzer schwebt er jeden Morgen um das Kochfeld. Seine Bewegungen in Perfektion - eine ganz besondere Choreographie, fast schon anmutig und, so scheint seine gedankenverlorene Mimik dabei auszudrücken.....voller Zuneigung und Liebe!
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    Susanne Stoof

    Nimmst du irgendwas ein? Oder liegt's am Omlett? Oder bist du auf " Bienenstich " ?....lecker...😍.... Danke für Deine bildgewaltige und formelhafte Verbindung von Wörtern😎...

    11/13/18Reply
    Susanne Stoof

    Unser tiefstes Mitgefühl und Beileid gilt dem kücük kovan! 😆

    11/13/18Reply
    D.O.T

    Liegt am Omlett 💥💣💫🗯️😳😌

    11/13/18Reply
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  • Day3

    Hangover im surfcamp

    October 17, 2019 in Dominican Republic ⋅ ⛅ 29 °C

    Ziemlich fertig von gestern hieß es heut erstmal am Pool chillen 😎 danach ein Spaziergang am Strand und am Nachhauseweg haben wir uns noch frisch gepresste Säfte geholt 😍 pineapple passion und pineapple ginger 😍Read more

    Wolfgang Braschel

    Besser Kokosnüsse austrinken 😉😉😉

    10/23/19Reply
     
  • Day91

    Sam’s Gig @ Drifter Cabarete

    October 17, 2020 in Dominican Republic ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C

    Sam, one of the managers of the “Castillo”, is also a musician and a pizza maker. 🍕

    He works at this super cute but really expensive bar close to the beach and was able to play with a friend there this Saturday. 🎶🎵🎶

    Almost the whole hostel visited and watched for some time. Mariel had to work in the hostel and couldn’t see the Gig. 🙈
    So, when I found this sweet little stand that sold Xmas cookies, I bought 2 packs and we killed them on the Couch later that evening ... 😏

    🍪🍪🍪
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  • Day12

    Tropical storm Isaiac ️️

    July 30, 2020 in Dominican Republic ⋅ 🌧 27 °C

    It is Hurricane season in the carribian! 🌪️

    The first one I was about to witness turned out to be "only" a tropical storm here in the Dominican, called Isaiac. I felt safe here in this building and its robust walls. However, it is sad to think of all the poorer people in their wood cabines! 😰

    In the end, there were a few death and millions left without fresh water and electrity for days! 🤷🏼‍♀️

    My Cousin from the US kept me updated with pictures of the status of the storm.
    It looks scarier as it is and even a lot of my friends and family asked me how I am after the storm, I never felt in danger! 😉👍

    The next morning, we cleaned everything in the house, while the Military took care of the outside and cleaned the streets from the wood and stones.

    Well, bye bye Isaiac and hope to NEVER see you again in my life! 🤔😊
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  • Day7

    Arrival in Cabarete

    July 25, 2020 in Dominican Republic ⋅ ☀️ 31 °C

    This morning, I took the bus to drive to Cabarete, a little tourist town famous along surfers and kite-surfers, in the north of the island. The ticket cost 400 pesos and the bus had air conditioning & a tiny tv. 😂

    I was suppose to take a bus earlier but the taxi driver didn't show up, so I had to call an Uber to get to the bus terminal. 🚎

    After 3 hours I arrived in Sosua and took a taxi to the hostel in Cabarete. It is really big and nice, most of the things are new and you can see that Kristina, who runs this place, has so many ideas to better the community, but so little time and help. 😰 And now with Corona, there are more beds than guests.
    There is also a Pool and a little pug called "Jose" to get some distracting throughout the day. 🐶

    Now I only need to learn how to deal with the giants spiders ... 🕸️🕷️
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  • Day31

    Day out with the Chicks

    August 18, 2020 in Dominican Republic ⋅ ☀️ 32 °C

    Bella, Mariel & I took a little local bus to Puerto Plata in the morning. 🚐
    The assistant of the bus driver tried to over-charge us and asked for 200 pesos per person! But we argued and in the end payed only 100 pesos - still too much but better than before! 🤷🏼‍♀️

    We went to a big second hand cloth-market downtown and I bought like 5 pieces (of course I had to go "all in" 😂) and payed 250 pesos. 50 pesos per piece, that is around 70 Cent.

    Afterwards we had a delicious lunch at a small kiosk and we walked a bit around the city. Went to the Castillo, a memorial of a plane crash that happened in 1996 and went up to this old house on the hill to take more pictures with this amazing view to the ocean! #islandlife 🏝️

    Nice day together, Chicks! 😘
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  • Day5

    Quite an alternative!

    November 13, 2018 in Dominican Republic ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    Das COOEE-Bistro ist das Herzstück des Erwachsenbereichs im "Grand Paradise" und bietet seinen Gästen mit der dazu gehörenden Bar täglich von 8.00 Uhr bis 22.00 Uhr abwechslungsreiche Snacks, frische Leckereien, sowie eine gesonderte Menükarte, mit einer überschaubaren Anzahl von kleinen Speisen.

    Durch die ansprechend präsentierten Köstlichkeiten und der gechillten Atmosphäre ( vor allem morgens ), stellt für mich der Besuch im Bistro durchaus eine Alternative zum stark frequentierten Buffetrestaurant dar.

    Anbei einige Impressionen ohne weiteren Kommentar!
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    D. and D.

    Deeeeefinitiv ein Footprint für susiiii 😂😂😘😘😘😘😘

    11/14/18Reply
    Susanne Stoof

    Lecker Schmeckiiii...das sieht soooo gut aus 😍🐛

    11/14/18Reply
    Susanne Stoof

    Buntes Essen 😍😘

    11/14/18Reply
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  • Day71

    Fotoshooting with the Puppies

    September 27, 2020 in Dominican Republic ⋅ ☀️ 31 °C

    These 2 cuties are looking for a new home to live. 🐶

    So I decided to make a professional photo shooting and use the pics later for the Facebook post. 📸

    They are still here, but I love the pics and share them with you now! 😍
    ❤️🧡💛💚💙
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You might also know this place by the following names:

Provincia de Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata