Dominican Republic

Los Tres Ojos and partying!

Los tres ojos national park in Santo Domingo

The percentage of alcohol is a lot higher than what I’m used to in Belgium, and it doesn’t take long until I get a little tipsy. At least it helps me talk to other people! Besides us, two Haitians take place. With them I can communicate quite easily, since they also speak French. When we’re just a tiny bit more …

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Santo Domingo, day two

Sea around Santo Domingo

For today, I hadn’t really made plans yet. I already saw most of Santo Domingo the previous day and I don’t think there was a lot left to explore.About thirty kilometers from where I stayed, there was a famous beach (Boca Chica), but because of easter weekend a lot of locals discouraged me to go there now. On top of …

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Exploring Santo Domingo

Alcazar de colon

A half hour later, I’m outside and get a warm welcome by the amazing temperatures this early in the day. The articles I read yesterday evening -about the safety of Santo Domingo- aren’t exactly helping, because I see gangsters everywhere. Or well, at least that’s what I think. When the day passes by, I really don’t feel unsafe anymore… My …

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

Why on earth did these innocent victims get killed? People who just wanted to have a good time. Relax from the daily stress, maybe even escape from this dark, dark world we live in right now. And while they are dreaming of their holiday destination they get attacked without even being able to defend themselves… All of this in my …

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