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Day Trip to Santo Domingo

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    The whole time I was at Punta Cana I was conscious – or felt – that I was in an artificial world – a ‘make believe’ place. I was enjoying myself yes … it was a dream. But it was hard for me to shake that feeling. That it was not real. And maybe I didn’t really deserve to be here.

    I recognized that I am privileged. The average person in the Dominican Republic (or the world) will never have access to anything like this. The 3rd World was just outside our gilded gates … and they will never get in.

    So I wanted to see some of that Real World … if I could.

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Up before sunrise … get on the bus

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Exit Punta Cana

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Half way there … Pit stop

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Grab a coffee … or some rum

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Onward … to:

“Monumento Natural Cueva los Tres Ojos”
which means:
Natural Monument: the Cave of Three Eyes 

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“Cave of the Three Eyes” is crowded

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Down you go …

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Down we go …

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The first of the “Eyes”

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Pool two

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Looking up

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I told you it was crowded

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The third “Eye”

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Heading back up …

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From up top

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Curiously …

Our guide told us that before the government took over the caves,
several people had died here – mainly from falling or drowning.
Later Rose and I noticed several orbs in our shots.

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This is the only orb shot I’ve included here. Hard to miss though. 

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Upcoming … Punta Cana Cowboys / Day Trip to Santo Domingo 2

4 thoughts on “Punta Cana Cowboys / Day Trip to Santo Domingo 1

  1. Rick says:

    We went to a cave like that in Mexico. It must be a big thing in a lot of places.

    1. jcalberta says:

      I thought we were just going into Santo Domingo. An interesting diversion. Yes there does seem to be a lot o these subterranean caverns in Mexican and the peninsula. Who knows what the Ancients used them for?

  2. It looks like you are having a wonderful vacation. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy! I hope the sun is shining when you return.

    1. jcalberta says:

      Thanks Marilyn,
      But I confess – nobody has to show me how to have some fun.

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