The Puerto Plata Report: news and travel info from the Dominican Republic's north coast

RSSArchive for January, 2015

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Carnaval festivities return to Puerto Plata

With origins dating to 1520, Carnaval is a tradition inherited from Spanish settlers.

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Amber Cove to welcome first cruise ship in October

Carnival Victory will be the first cruise ship to call at Puerto Plata in nearly 30 years.

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Ungodly ordeal ends for mighty Neptune

After enduring years of indignities, Neptune rules again from his rocky perch. Photo by Matt Bokor.