"Pretty Quaint Town" Provincia de San Pedro de Macorís by AlwaysATourist

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On my trip to Playa Juan Dolio in the South East of the Dominican Republic, I traveled to a wonderful quaint town of San Pedro de Macoris-- home of Sammy Sosa. San Pedro also has some interesting history. Many of its inhabitants are decendants of the English speaking workers who came over from the Leeward Islands to work the sugar cane fields in the 1800s.


As we drove we passed the beautiful waterfront, "malecon."

Clean Town, Small Shops

We enjoyed shopping in the local, I should say, Target-like tienda of San Pedro. We were impressed by how clean the town looked and by the town's infrastructure.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Quaint, Clean, Nice Roads
  • Cons:No Museum/Exhibit devoted to the Interesting Hhistory of Inhabitants
  • In a nutshell:Nice Place for an Afternoon Visit
  • Last visit to Provincia de San Pedro de Macorís: Feb 2006
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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