A few aerial pictures given to me of the Parque Mirador del Sur (translated Southern Lookout Park) along Avenida Anacaona. These images also give a beautiful view of part of sprawling capital city. You can see all the way to the Caribbean Sea. The 7 kilometer (4.35 miles) long park, designed by the Architect Eugenio […]
I love the twisted roots of the many trees in Plaza España in the Colonial City. Some are so distinct and unique. Here are a few that caught my eye this morning.
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 […]
Etapa Actual de Obras Desvíos Julio 2014 / Current Stage of Construction Detours July 2014 The new roads open, closed and with limited access for July and beginning of August as the work continues for the Renovada Ciudad Colonial / Renovating the Colonial City. July, 25, 2014 marks the 1 year anniversary of the day […]
The tall ships are here! Mooring at the Puerto de Santo Domingo, Don Diego, Rio Ozama. They can be visited on June 2 and 3, 2014 from 9am to 12 noon and 2pm to 10pm. There is also many events and music happening throughout their visit. The ships are here from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, […]
The section of Calle Restauración to Calle Colón that runs along side Plaza España down to the old ship yards (las atarazanas in Spanish) in the Colonial Zone. It was one of the main streets where all the ships were loaded and unloaded at the Puerta de las Atarazanas of Santo Domingo. To see what […]