I love the twisted roots of the many trees in Plaza España in the Colonial City. Some are so distinct and unique. Here are a few that caught my eye this morning.
I was doing a little research and came across this drawing in an old book “Santo Domingo: past and present, with a glance at Hayti” by Hazard, Samuel, 1834-1876; Making of America Project. Published in 1873. This is the Alcázar de Colón / Columbus Castle, in ruins and the Bateria del Almirante in its entirety, […]
Before the sun rises it brightens the sky over the Colonial City of Dominican Republic. The panoramic view of the pre-dawn skies viewed from Plaza España. You can see the outline of the original home of Don Diego Colón and his wife María de Toledo, the Palacio Virreinal Alcázar de Colón as it looms in […]
The sky over the Colonial Zone these last few days have had spectacular colors hues and shapes. I do not have words to describe so here are some pictures. They are beautiful but it was so much more brilliant is person. Dawn at Calle Salome Ureña on the corner of Duarte, Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo. […]
Free for the public on November Friday 22 and Saturday 23, 2013 at 7:30PM The ballet El lago de los cisnes / Swan Lake! Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in 1875–1876 fashioned from a Russian folk tale telling the story of Odette, a princess turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer’s curse. El lago […]
Museo Alcázar de Colón presenta Noche de Poemas y Cantos / The Alcázar de Colón Museum presents Series. This month in celebration of Mothers Day (the last Sunday in May) is the presentation “Poetisas y madres” / “Poets and Mothers” at the Palacio Virrerinal Alcázar de Colón, Plaza España, Colonial Zone at 7:30PM May 29, […]