A Peek Into Santo Domingo

Going to keep this short. Like a hurried work email to recap key points from a meeting. So here goes - 

Spent a few days here in the fall over the Labor Day long week. The old part of town, Zona Colonial has a lot of character. I walked past a number of cozy cottages and cafes, the kinds with stucco walls and rustic tiled flooring. The oldest church in the Americas, Catedral Primada de America built sometime in mid-16th century is also located here, close to the Columbus Park area. The culinary scene was really underwhelming, no food carts serving lip smacking tacos or carnitas like the ones you come across in Mexico City. Highlight of the trip was a day spent in Boca Chica, a beach an hour away from Santo Domingo. Clear blue waters, shallow lagoon for light swimming and a beach glistening with white sand. 

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