By Jack Cassin-Scott
Booklet by means of Jack Cassin-Scott, John Fabb
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D Map D5 Parque Nacional del Este rainforest-clad slope. Guides are recommended, as it’s easy to stray off the paths and get lost. The lush vegetation is home to parakeets and many other birds (see pp17 & 47). d Map C1 Rafael ( San Inland from the deservedly Bonita ^ Punta The walk from Las Terrenas popular beach and swimming hole, the river that fills the pool flows and falls down a hillside covered with boulders, ferns, and tropical trees. A hike up the riverside path passes a series of small waterfalls and leads to magnificent sea views.
Dominican Republic’s Top 10 Visionary explorer or deluded gold hunter? Opinions remain mixed on the man who started the Spanish colony. Pablo Duarte ^ Juan (1813–1873) The revered father of the Dominican nation, a patriot who freed his country. Heureaux & Ulíses (1845–1899) Dictator (1882–1899), who tried to sell the Germans a naval station in Samaná. (1891–1961) * Trujillo The nastiest dictator of them all ordered the massacre of 15,000 Haitians in 1937. Montez ( María (1912–1951) Glamorous Barahona-born actress, who made it big in Hollywood in the 1940s.
9 ( oasis of fine art within an uptown car showroom. The private collection here encompasses big names of modern Dominican art such as Jaime Colson, the master of rustic realism, and the Spanish anarchist exile, José Vela Zanetti, whose impressionistic celebration of peasant life forms the centerpiece of the (; swanky gallery. d Map 35 (6 Dominican Republic’s Top 10 than the museum itself. The 1503 mansion contains the only double Gothic window in the Americas. This colonial gem also exhibits the furniture and personal effects of a well-to-do Santo Domingo family.
Ceremonial Uniforms of the World by Jack Cassin-Scott