Category Archives: Samana Peninsula

Welcome to the Beautiful Land of Cocoa

cacao pod

The sign, “Bienvenidos a esta hermosa tierra del cacao” — Welcome to the beautiful land of cocoa — greets visitors to the famous Dominican cocoa plantation, El Sendero del Cacao. Located a comfortable 2½-hour drive north of Santo Domingo, just west of the city San Franciso de Macoris, the drive takes the visitor through a […]

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