Posts Tagged ‘Dominican Republic’
If places we expect much of sometimes disappoint, the inverse is also true. Today, travellers share about places they visited that turned out to be hidden gems.
From the very obscure to the well-known, each of these travel tales attests to the fact that the best moments in travel catch you by surprise.
In November 2007, Derek set out with his friend to sail around the world, while helping charities and communities along the way by raising funds on his blog.
Notes from the Road is a recent addition to TravelBlogs, but it's been around since 1999. The site combines Erik Gauger's stunning photography – shot on a traditional large-format film camera – with his engaging stories about ordinary places.
These days, the site is attracting quite a bit of attention, thanks in part to Erik's detailed coverage of a small Caribbean island's struggle with an American golf course developer.
TravelBlogs caught up with Erik to talk more about travel, photography and the Guana Cay conflict.