A Journey Through the Dominican Republic

by Ollie Barstow on 11 January 2012, 12:01PM A Journey Through the Dominican Republic Home to both the tallest and the lowest points in the entire Caribbean, the Dominican Republic’s natural contrasts are reflected in the juxtaposition of its culture, displaying an unusual, yet striking, blend of western and African influences in a tropical setting. While political matters, power struggles and several changes of ownership have defined much of its fairly young history, a pretty landscape and natural masterpieces better define modern day Dominican Republic, the tourism boom of the 1970s and 1980s hauling the country out of anonymity and into the public conscious as a foremost Caribbean destination. With its stunning beaches and breathtaking scenery, the Dominican Republic adds a distinctive Spanish flair to its healthy list of attributes, particularly compared to its ...
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