The Dominican Republic is a large island with lush tropical nature and lovely beaches.Here are some beautiful images of the ocean and nature.
And here’s the other side most tourists don’t see.
Below are pictures of some typical Dominican houses we came across while wandering around Puerto Plata.
This was the local laundrette on the smelly main street in Cabarete:
In the Dominican Republic, it is customary for people to hang their laundry outside, even if it gets dirty from the road or torn from the barbed-wire they hang it on.
Since most Dominicans are very poor, they buy cheap, used clothes in the large market in Puerto Plata.