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Peak to peak | Bucket list

Towering over the Caribbean’s often-photographed beaches and bays are gruelling hikes to challenge even the hardiest outdoor adventurers. Kristine de Abreu takes you up the island peaks that summon the most intrepid among us

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Arrive, Travel, Sint Maarten, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Barbados, Jamaica

Head for heights | Round Trip

There’s nothing like the thrill of a higher perspective, far above the ground — from ziplining to rock-climbing to floating in a hot-air balloon. Get ready to soar

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Immerse, Film and Television, People, Dominican Republic

No money, no love

Laura Amelia Guzmán is recounting a story that would make any filmmaker shiver with dread. Last November at the International Film...

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Reviews, Literature, Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Grenada, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda

Bookshelf (March/April 2002)

PICK OF THE MONTH Collected Poems 1937-1989 A. J. Seymour, ed. Ian McDonald & J. de Weever (Blue Parrot Press 2000, 303pp) Small birds...

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Immerse, Film and Television, People, Dominican Republic

Leticia Tonos: love story

On 23 September, 2013, an extraordinary event occurred in the Dominican Republic. In a ruling viewed throughout the Caribbean and beyond as...

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Embark, Fashion and Jewellery, Dominican Republic

Stand apart: Kristy Collado

As a child in the Dominican Republic, designer Kristy Collado found the process of bringing her ideas to life simply magical. Today her...

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Travel, Culture, Lifestyle, Dominican Republic

Walking With the Conquerors in the Dominican Republic

I had forgotten one important thing about Santo Domingo. Its ability to surprise. By that I don’t really mean to imply that...

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Reviews, Literature, History, United States, Dominican Republic

Tough Love: Drown by Junot Diaz

All big cities have their distinct immigrant districts, but New York’s Washington Heights, at the northern tip of Manhattan, is more...

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