Un gran viaje / Roadtrip (Part 1)

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Last week was Santa Semana (Holy Week) here in the DR. The college was closed for the week, so we decided to take a road-trip through the interior of the country. We hired a car (not the Big White Happy Truck this time) and over four days we covered a little over 400 miles.  When the roads are a mixture of potholed carriageways, switchbacks through the mountains, dirt tracks only fit for 4x4s, clogged city centre roads and the (very occasional) dual carriageway, four-hundred miles over 4 days is a long, long way.  Here’s the tale of our roadtrip. [Read more…]