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2019 Puerto Plata Carnival
The 2019 Puerto Plata Carnival is celebrated every Sunday of February, and the team at Dominican Top 10 was there on the second weekend, February 10th. According to Juan Oscar Souffront from the Carnival organizer ( UCAPPLATA ), this year there is a "bohio zone" which is a set up of Taino Huts where the various performers ( Taimascaros...
cruise ship
Carnival Cruises`s Amber Cove Port in Puerto Plata has been a game changer in Puerto Plata, which once was at the very top as a Caribbean destination, now making a comeback with big investments like this cruise ship hub that connects the whole Caribbean region. The two-berth port was estimated to be a $65-85mm investment, built on 25 acres;...
The two story facade of the Luperon Museum
The Gregorio Luperon Museum is one of the top ten tours while visiting Puerto Plata, and for good reasons. The museum`s  two-story, Victorian style home is the place where this DR national hero spent his last days, under the care of his sister, who owned the home. Luperon was born in Puerto Plata on September 8th, 1839. The Dominican...
The Yemalla dance group in Cabarete
March 17th was the day Cabarete celebrated the 4th edition of its Carnival, a colorful event that showcases the burlesque and grotesque in a vibrant, funny way that entertains visitors from all over the world and the Dominican Republic provinces. Several groups wearing all sorts of costumes danced to the local music marching down the Callejon de la Loma, a...
alberto ulloa art dominican republic
Born in Altamira, Puerto Plata.
beautiful adorned dancer in the carnival
2018 will be remembered as one of the best years for the Puerto Plata Carnival, an event that was very entertaining for locals and tourists, celebrated as we write this article, every Sunday in the Malecon ( ocean drive ) of Long Beach, Puerto Plata. 5-6 months are spent in preparations for this event, which is a very enriching...
inclusion in amber exhibited at the amber gallery
The Amber Gallery in Puerto Plata can be considered the most complete tour of the Dominican Republic`s cultural and historic past. A perfect place to admire the finest display of Amber, the semi-precious, prehistoric fossilized resin that preserved prehistoric flora and fauna for millions of years; Larimar, the gorgeous blue stone native to the island; The Taino, the first ancestors...
Amber museum in Puerto Plata Dominican
The Amber Museum of Puerto Plata can be considered a time capsule, a window to our prehistoric past, for the past 40 million years. Dominican Amber is considered among the most valuable in the world. This semi-precious gem formed during the Tertiary and Mesozoic periods, 25-40 millions of years ago. Ancient Conifer trees produced a sap that oozed out...
puerto plata POP airport
Gregorio Luperon Airport ( POP ) in Puerto Plata is the main one to fly to when visiting the North Coast of the Dominican Republic. Located 19.7554° N, 70.5638° W between Sosua and Puerto Plata, It is considered the 4th busiest airport in the island ( just after PUJ, SDQ, and STI ). Its main terminal has 10 gates,...

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