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Cable car delivers a picture-perfect outing

Panoramic views unfold as the cable car glides up 2,565-foot mountain.

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Columbus’ cursed colony 500+ years later

Historic site near Puerto Plata was the first European town in the Americas. Photo: Matt Bokor

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Sosua’s beginnings: a haven for Jews fleeing Hitler

The village of Sosua was founded by Jewish refugees from Hitler’s scourge