Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Puerto Plata

A visit to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic.

Officially known as San Felipe de Puerto Plata is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the Dominican Republic. Puerto Plata is affectionately known as “La tacita de plata” (the little silver cup) and “La Novia del Atlántico” (The Bride of the Atlantic.) According the history Christopher Columbus first glimpsed the island in 1492. A short excursion to Puerto Plata.

 

What a tourist sees on a sightseeing tour

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

 

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Puerto Plata

Taino Bay

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Pictures from the local museum

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Preparing the famous Dominican cigar

What the cigar is made of

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What will be made from tobacco leaves

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Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

 

 

 

 

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