By Fe Liza Bencosme, Clark Norton
All-color consultant, with 1000s of photographs and maps. The authors, certainly one of whom is a Dominican Republic local, percentage their intimate wisdom of this island state. Virgin shorelines, 16th-century Spanish ruins, the Caribbean's optimum mountain, unique flora and fauna and immense woodland reserves will entice you the following. And this publication will exhibit you round. large element at the tradition, the heritage, the ideals of the folk (how they relate to each other and to you) plus the economic climate and politics, so that you should be way over an off-the-cuff vacationer. Diving, climbing, flora and fauna, parks, excursions, getting round, carnivals and celebrations, providers, purchasing, all are lined intimately. lodgings run the gamut from luxurious motels to bare-bones tenting amenities. The authors suggest locations to devour, too, together with roadside shacks promoting neighborhood cuisine. Descriptions of the simplest nightlife in each city, from Sosua to Santo Domingo and the tiny cities in among. Over 20 city and nearby maps plus colour all through.
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N RAINFALL Rather than changes in temperature, the major seasonal variation between summer and winter tends to be in the amount of rainfall. In most of the country, including Santo Domingo and the Caribbean coast, May through November is the rainy season, with May and November the wettest months. The dry season generally runs from December through April, with March the driest. ) “Rainy” and “dry” seasons can be misleading, however. Even during the rainy season, rain often comes in tropical-style bursts that often last a half-hour or less and then give way to sunshine.
But agriculture is still the top sector in terms of domestic consumption and ranks second in export earnings behind mining (mainly of nickel and gold, silver and bauxite). Sugar is the leading agricultural export, followed by coffee, coc o a , t o b a c c o , b an anas, plant a ins, oranges, pineapples and other fruit. Also grown are staple crops such as corn, rice, potatoes, beans, manioc, and cotton. Raising livestock (primarily cattle and pigs), dairy Sugar cane juicer. Introduction many tour operators and hotels charge in dollars anyway, it doesn’t always help), Dominicans have been hard hit by price hikes.
Hurricanes & Tropical Storms n 29 n HURRICANES & TROPICAL STORMS Perhaps the biggest weather concern for visitors (and residents) is hurricane season, which typically begins in June and continues through November. Most of the biggest and longest-lasting storms, however, come through between August and October, with September being prime time. The last monster storm, Hurricane Georges, which tore through the island causing more than a bil- NASA’s satellite image of Hurricane Jeanne as it slams into Hispaniola in 2004.