Dominican Republic Pocket Adventures by Fe Liza Bencosme

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The authors -- one of whom is a Dominican Republic native -- share intimate knowledge of this island nation. Virgin beaches, 16th-century Spanish ruins, the Caribbean's highest mountain, exotic wildlife and vast forest reserves will lure you here. And this book will show you around. Diving, hiking, wildlife, parks, tours, getting around, carnivals and celebrations, services, shopping -- all are covered in detail. Accommodations run the gamut from luxury resorts to bare-bones camping facilities. The authors recommend places to eat, too -- including roadside shacks selling local delicacies.

Packed with all the practical travel information you could ever need, from places to stay and eat, tourist information resources, destination-specific travel advice, emergency information, plus sections on history and geography that provide readers with the background knowledge essential to a fantastic holiday.The authors' passion for the destination comes across in the lively, revealing and detailed text, which is always packed with the very best and most up-to-date information. Whether you want to discover hidden waterfalls and secluded beaches, explore crumbling colonial ruins, or experience local festivities, this is your perfect companion.

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Justin Achilli is a 20-plus-year veteran of hobby gaming and a 10-year veteran of game design. His career with White Wolf Game Studio began in 1995, during which Justin has developed both "Vampire: The Requiem" and its predecessor, "Vampire: The Masquerade," He has worked on over 100 "Vampire" titles, written an Origins Award-nominated novel for the World of Darkness, and contributed to the "Werewolf, Mage, Wraith, Changeling, Scarred Lands," and "Ravenloft" game lines. Justin enjoys pro football, reading anything he can get his hands on, and nightclub DJing. Ken Cliffe has been in the game industry in one form or another for over 20 years. He was one of the first White Wolf employees, brought on as a fulltimer in 1991 after years spent helping out with the one-time "White Wolf Magazine," Ken has been involved in most everything White Wolf has published, from "Ars Magica" to the World of Darkness. He was developer of "Hunter: The Reckoning" and helped shepherd the relaunch of the WoD with a new Storytelling System core rulebook and "Vampire: The Requiem." Colleen Totz Diamond is a freelance writer and editor who has been a fan of ""Dummies" the books" since 1993, when she was first introduced to the series. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, her cat, and her husband's four betta fish (and about 30," . . For Dummies" books).
Published March 16, 2009 by Hunter Publishing. 336 pages
Genres: Travel. Non-fiction

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