By: Aaron HendeeAustin Anderson
Clayton BruncattiTyler Koble
Santo Domingo Why choose Santo Domingo? Santo Domingo is the oldest city in the New World where
the settlement of the Americas began. Travel down the cobble stone streets among the Spanish colonial architecture and see the first hospital and the first cathedral.
no other city in the Caribbean has a greater variety of restaurants and night life. Santo Domingo is a city that never sleeps, so it’s bustling night life is a great way to mingle with the locals.
Santo Domingo is also the most bustling and diversely populated city in the Caribbean with a flowing population of over three million people.
Transportation to Santo Domingo:
Delta Airways direct flight there
Cost:$500 each way per person.
Arrive at Las Americas International Airport in Santo Domingo June 2, 2010.
Return to Sky Harbor Airport June 9, 2010
Accommodations: Melia Santo Domingo
Resort cost: $111 for a one
night stay, $888 for a eight night stay.
This high-rise hotel faces Santo Domingo's grand waterfront boulevard one mile from the Colonial Zone—the Old World's first city in the New World.
Government buses Metro lines (20 pesos a ride) taxis (Does not charge on a
meter, low flat rate)
Activities in Santo Domingo that you can do to learn about the countries History, Its culture, or just places to go and have fun :
1.If you want to learn about the culture and history of Santo Domingo then visit the Navel museum of Atarazanas. A musuem full of interesting facts about the countries origin.
2.If you just want to go to a place just to jog or to have a picnic then you should visit the parks of Los Miradores, which are located on various sections of the city.
Two of the top festivities of the year occur in Santo Domingo. The annual Merengue Festival in the summer and Carnival in the spring. These festivals are full of fun, excitement, and a great way to learn about culture!
Practicar Speaking basic spanish… In restaurants Asking for directions Passing through customs Conjugating verbs
pending who your speaking to
Airport, Travel, Hotel, and Dining Vocabulary
Getting around city dealing with taxis, buses, and metrolines
Some other fun activities include:1.Going to the Acuario Nacional (National Aquarium)!2.Or just going to the beach and catching some waves! The Santo Domingo National Aquarium was opened up in 1990 and
is one of the few places where you can eat! Drink! And relax and watch the exotic sea creatures!
One of the best places to surf in Santo Domingo is a place called La Punta, where only experienced surfers go to get there share of thrills and fun!
Airport vocabulary:Por favor donde
queda…? (can you please tell me where..?)
abordar (to board)
El auxiliar de vuelo (flight attendant)
Tomar un taxi ( to take a taxi)
Going on vacation vocabulary:
Ver las atracciones (to go sightseeing)
Hacer/tener una reservacion (to make/ to have a reservation)
La habitacion (hotel room)
Me gustaria ( I would like)Podria ver (could I see/ look at)Que caro ( how expensive)La tarjeta de credito (credit card)
Some useful terms and words you should know…
Como llego a…? (How do I get to…?)Como te llamas? (What's your name)Por favor, donde queda…? (Can you
please tell me where…)El centro comercial (Shopping
center)Cuanto cuesta? (How much?)
singular este esta ese esa aquel aquella
plural estos estas esos esas aquellos aquellasGrammar
m. f. m. f. m. f.singulareste esta ese esa aquel aquella
this this that that that thatplural estos estas esos esas aquellosaquellas
these these those those those those
Capital: Santo Domingo
Typical food: camarones con tayota,Casabe, mangu
17th century buildings in Zona Colonial
Anacaona Avenue in Santo Domingo
Bella Vista Mall & Plaza, the city’s newest upscale mall
The coast of the City of Santo Domingo; "El Malecón“
John F. Kennedy Avenue
The National Palace The National
The National Palace The National Palace
Santo Domingo is the perfect city to take an educational trip that provides the oppurtunity to practice the spanish students have learned. It provides countless benefits all at a low price.