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 […]
XVIII Feria Internacional del Libro Santo Domingo 2015 / The 18th International Book Fair of Santo Domingo 2014 (FILRD2015). The annual Book Fair will be held from April 23 to May 4, 2015 / 23 de abril al 4 de mayo de 2015 at the the beautiful cultural center, Plaza de la Cultura Juan Pablo […]
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) Share This!
This morning the full moon of April, known as the “Seed Moon,” “Pink Moon,” “Sprouting Grass Moon,” “Egg Moon,” or “Fish Moon”, was still shining brightly in the early morning sky. Beside it, a small bright point in the sky, is the brightly glowing ringed planet, Saturn. Both can be seen this morning over the […]
The glowing reddish orange “blood” moon (“That red light shining onto the moon is sunlight that has skimmed and bent through Earth’s atmosphere: that is, from all the sunrises and sunsets that ring the world at any given moment,” said Alan MacRobert of Sky and Telescope magazine.) was spectacular early this Saturday morning over the […]