One of my mom’s favorite day trips while she was visiting me in the Dominican Republic was Laguna Gri-Gri in the small town of Rio San Juan about two hours east of Puerto Plata. We boarded a small wide boat with a captain and the first mate at the motor. We puttered nonchalantly through a mangrove forest, passing a local fisherman and […]
I used to laugh at the concept of “island fever”. I mean, how could anyone not like living on an island surrounded by brilliant blue water, sugary beaches, towering palm trees, and the jungle at your back door?