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 […]
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.
As the sun was brightening the skies this morning at The Plaza Reloj de Sol the metal bull, missing one of his horns, broods in the morning light. The Plaza Reloj de Sol where you can see the bull and the UNESCO monument the Reloj de Sol, one of the first Sun Dials in the […]
The Sun Dial, Reloj de Sol is Spanish, is located on Calle Las Damas in the small Plaza Reloj de Sol across form Casa Reales. It was erected in 1753 and is one of the oldest sun dials in all the Americas. It has two vertical dials or faces s it can tell accurate time […]
Looking through the Puerta de las Atarazanas (number 31 on the Colonial Zone Map) to the Calle Francisco Alberto Caamaño Deñó better known as the Avenida del Puerto. The Dominican Flags are flying proudly, waving in the breeze, in the Plaza greeting the morning. (click on the picture to see it full size)
The spectacular view from high atop the Tower of Homage/ Torre del Homenaje located inside the Fortaleza Ozama, one of the oldest forts in the Americas. This UNESCO World Heritage site is the first fort build in the Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic because of its vantage point. You can see the Caribbean Sea at the […]