Moon Dominican Republic
By Ana Chavier Caamaño
Holding dual Dominican and U.S. citizenship, Ana Chavier Caamaño offers her best insider’s tips along with a tourist perspective in Moon Dominican Republic. Caamaño covers the best of the Dominican Republic, including coverage of Cabarete, Las Galeras, Sosua, the Taino ruins, and Santo Domingo. Caamaño also offers intriguing sidebars about Dominicanisms, cockfights, the curse of Columbus, and the green flash”. With unique and diverse travel strategies such as The Seven-Day Beach Tour and The Historical Tour, Moon Dominican Republic gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
The Dominican Republic isn't just at the tip of Ana Chavier Caamaño's pen—it's in her blood, too. Born into a large Dominican family, Ana has been traveling to the Dominican Republic since she was one month old. Even in her childhood town of Aberdeen, South Dakota, her family's home country never felt far away; she was raised on a century's worth of stories, courtesy of her abuelos. As a result, Ana has a sense of Dominican history and culture that is both personal and rich—and she is one of only a few writers who can explore this dynamic place with both the excitement of a tourist and the insight of a Dominican national.
Ana holds an MA in English and Creative Writing from San Francisco State University, and her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies. Ana combines her passions for travel and dance in her writing for Examiner.com.
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