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Saturday, June 27, 2009

Day Trip to Santiago

I did a day trip to Santiago, DR's 2nd largest city.located in the north-central part of the island.  DR has highways linking its major cities and I reached Santiago in 2.5 hours on a Caribe Tour bus (D$250 or abt S$10).  Walked around the city for a few hours visiting its huge Monument for the Heroes of the Restoration, churches and Fort San Luis.
 
Also bought a bus ticket to go to Port-au-Prince in Haiti on Monday. The one-way ticket costs US$40 plus US$26 departure tax.
 

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