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EYE ON THE WORLD: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

THIS FALL OF 2024                   $1000 PLUS AIRFARE

WHAT YOU'LL EXPERIENCE...
Columbus statue and Basilica Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor in Santo Domingo Colonial z

Santo Domingo

 

As a traveler visiting Santo Domingo, you would experience the vibrant culture and history of the Dominican Republic's capital city. One of the most iconic landmarks is the UNESCO World Heritage site, the Colonial Zone, which is home to historic buildings and cobblestone streets dating back to the 16th century. You could also visit the National Palace, the Alcazar de Colón, and the Cathedral of Santa Maria la Menor, the oldest cathedral in the Americas.

 

 

Food and Culture

 

The food and culture of Santo Domingo are deeply intertwined, reflecting the city's rich history and diverse heritage. Dominican cuisine is a fusion of Spanish, African, and Taino influences, resulting in a unique blend of flavors and ingredients. The city also boasts a vibrant street food scene, with vendors selling snacks like empanadas and chimichurri sandwiches. Food is an essential part of social gatherings and celebrations, with large family-style meals and feasts being common. The culture of Santo Domingo is vibrant and welcoming, and visitors are sure to be immersed in its rich history and diverse customs.

Coconut saler walking by the sea in the famous Juan Dolio Beach of Dominican Republic with
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The Work of CBH

 

Spanish is one of the most widely spoken languages in North, Central, and South America, with an estimated 480 million people speaking it as their native or second language. The CBH program Hermandad Cristiana is produced by Juan and Miraim Santos in the Dominican Republic. Have a first hand glimpse at the production of the program, as well as the heart behind it. 

The Mountains

 

The natural beauty of the mountains in the Dominican Republic is breathtaking, offering stunning vistas and diverse ecosystems. Visitors can explore the lush forests, crystal-clear rivers, and picturesque waterfalls that dot the landscape. The cooler climate in the mountainous regions also allows for the cultivation of coffee, with several coffee plantations offering tours and tastings. The natural beauty of the mountains in the Dominican Republic is a testament to the country's biodiversity and is a must-see.

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The Caribbean sea

The beauty of the Caribbean Sea around Santo Domingo is simply awe-inspiring. With its crystal-clear turquoise waters, pristine white sand beaches, and picturesque islands dotting the horizon, it is no wonder that the area is a popular destination for tourists. The warm and calm waters of the Caribbean are ideal for swimming, snorkeling, and diving, offering visitors the chance to explore an underwater world teeming with colorful fish and vibrant coral reefs. Sunsets over the Caribbean are a spectacular sight to behold, with the sky lighting up in hues of orange, pink, and purple. The views of the Caribbean Sea around Santo Domingo are a testament to the beauty of God's creation and are a must see.

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