The trip ran from March 21 – 27, 2005. Those in attendence were my mom, dad, sister and my sister’s godmother, Marily. We were fortunate enough to have stayed in a resort in Puerta Plata, Domincan Republic. It was a top notch location with all the amendities you can possibly want.
Looking back, we really did squeeze alot into a short period of time. My sister and I were truly explorers, trying to soak up as much of the culture as we possibly could. Outside of enjoying the gorgeous weather and a private beach adjacent to the resort, we also took a off-road tour using quads. They were fast and probably not 100% up to code but it was a fantastic experience. The highlight of the trip for both myself and my sister was another off-road adventure. One which required hiking up waterfalls and cliffs, then leaping into more waterfalls (sometimes 20+ feet) on the way back. continue reading »