The Traditional Coca-Cola Christmas Trees in Plaza España Every year one of the great Christmas traditions in Santo Domingo, for both young and old, is visiting the giant Coca-Cola Christmas Tree. The tree is located in Plaza España in front of the Palacio Virreinal Alcázar de Colón in the Colonial Zone. This year due to […]
Morning at the Rio Ozama and the port of Santo Domingo. The Caribbean Fantasy Ferry in port. The Mammatus Clouds mixed with some Cirrus are in the sky overhead. It is 6:20AM and all is nice and calm. The picture: Left – Crains are unloading (or loading) a ship at the Ozama Flour Mill, Los […]
Picture of the day. Faro a Colón. Some early morning bicycle riders doing some tricks at the Faro a Colón as the sun brightens the morning sky.
Buque Escuela BAP “Unión” de la Marina de Guerra del Perú / BAP “Union” Navy Ship of the Peruvian Navy is in port Santo Domingo. You can visit it for free. Buque de la Armada Peruana, BAP Unión del Perú, is visiting Dominican Republic for the first time. It will be open to the general […]
I have never caught the Puente Flotante / Floating Bridge opening or closing until today. The Puente Flotante connects Santo Domingo Este, Ave. España (Ave Malecon), to Districo Nacional, Zona Colonial and Av Francisco Alberto Caamaño Deñó (El Malecon). It has had many problems and is not in the best shape. Large trucks are not […]
The monument dedicated to Fray Antón de Montecinos sits at the entrance of the Rio Ozama, Ciudad Colonial, Santo Domingo. It is one of the first things people see entering the port of Santo Domingo. The statue of Fray Antón de Montecinos was designed by Mexican sculptor Antonio Castellanos is almost 15 feet (15 meters) […]