“Travels to a Different Time” : 4September1988: Sosua, Dominican Republic: The Way into Town

It is about a 20-minute walk into Sosua and a taxi trip is about $1.75. The road is in terrible shape with huge potholes. The taxi must swerve or stop and bypass these craters. There are what seems to be a few middle-class homes and also some villas on the road but almost all lower levels have steel bars on the windows and there are security guards outside some of the homes and many signs warning of guard dogs. There are horses and cows on the road not to mention chickens! There are few cars on the road but mostly mopeds and minibuses. There is a huge amount of construction. Looks as if tourism is getting into gear.

Published by Robert K Stephen (CSW)

Robert K Stephen writes about food and drink, travel, and lifestyle issues. He is one of the few non-national writers to be certified as a wine specialist by the Society of Wine Educators, in Washington, DC. Robert was the first associate member of the Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada. He also holds a Mindfulness Certification from the University of Leiden and the University of Toronto. Be it Spanish cured meat, dried fruit, BBQ, or recycled bamboo place mats, Robert endeavours to escape the mundane, which is why he has established this publication. His motto is, "Have Story, Will Write."

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