Laguna Gri-Gri

Caleton Beach

So last weekend we stayed at a fabulous villa in Rio San Juan. It was a 3-bedroom villa and 18 people slept there – with the 6 of us in one bedroom – but that’s another story.

On the Saturday morning, Wailly had organised a boat/fishing trip for us. After an early start (7am sharp at the dockside at Laguna Gris Gris), we looked at the small lagoon and at the 30-or-so boats moored there. There were several fabulous sports fishing boats – the sort that take big fat Americans fishing for big fat Marlin. Also there was a row of dubious looking open skiffs. Not much more than large rowing boats with aged outboard motors.

Guess which we were going in….. [Read more…]

Our first mini-break

Puerta Plata Be Live Resort

We had our first “Bridget Jones” style mini-break this weekend. ┬áRather fantastic, but of course peppered with lots of little “Dominicanisms” that we are starting to get used to and even expect (a sure sign we are settling in). [Read more…]