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, […]
This morning the full moon of April, known as the “Seed Moon,” “Pink Moon,” “Sprouting Grass Moon,” “Egg Moon,” or “Fish Moon”, was still shining brightly in the early morning sky. Beside it, a small bright point in the sky, is the brightly glowing ringed planet, Saturn. Both can be seen this morning over the […]
The section of Calle Restauración to Calle Colón that runs along side Plaza España down to the old ship yards (las atarazanas in Spanish) in the Colonial Zone. It was one of the main streets where all the ships were loaded and unloaded at the Puerta de las Atarazanas of Santo Domingo. To see what […]