On Saturday 30 January Susan Miller led an effort called Basura para Comida. The children of a local neighborhood were paid pesos for plastic bottles and given food in exchange for bags of garbage collected. Everyone (especially the children) had a great time and we cleaned up some of our town. Susan plans to continue […]

Basura para Comida

The Las Terrenas Fish Market is open all year. Here you can see what the local fisherman are catching and selling. Shrimp are brought in from the Samana Bay. Dorado aka Mahi Mahi aka Dolphin Fish is most common along with small clams. There are less frequently other fish there such as Tuna and Marlin, […]

Las Terrenas Fish Market Dominican Republic Caribbean

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Another victim of the rough restaurant/bar market La Lincoln is closed. We are pleased to announce that the Lincoln Bar has re-opened under new ownership. The proprietors of the Co-op have breathed new life in to it.  They have straight forward cocktails and of course El Presidente Beer. Our favorite? Presidente Grande Normal 110 Dominican Pesos. […]

Closed — La Lincoln Bar — Closed

When we arrived in Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic one of the features we found fascinating was the local cemtery. We mentioned it initially/briefly in an article about Las Terrenas Beach then went on to document it more from the interior. We are happy to report that many murals have been added to the exterior and appear to […]

Las Terrrenas Graveyard or Cemetery – Outer Wall Captures the ...

Our Lady of Mercedes Day & The start of Yom HaKipurim –The Day of Atonement (Reporting from Las Terrrenas Dominican Republic in the beautiful Caribbean) Today is a national Holiday in the Dominican Republic. Our Lady of Mercedes Day is rooted in the Spanish occupation of the island and the Catholic Church. Our Lady of Mercedes […]

Our Lady of Mercedes Day & The start of Yom ...

Great news today! Our staff has discovered that users of Gmail can now call US and Canadian phones free from within the Gmail application. In the past and currently it has been possible to call application to application free but both parties would have to have them (for example skype viber facebook and so on). […]

Free Calls from Dominican Republic to United States and Canada ...

The town graveyard is on Las Terrenas Beach. It was moved to its current location in the 80s from its original inland location. It is a very important part of the culture. This is not surprising given that the town was purely a fishing village 22 years ago. It is an honor to be in this space […]

Las Terrenas Graveyard