Santo Domingo By: Aaron Hendee Austin Anderson Clayton Bruncatti Tyler 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 and back Cost:$500 each wayper person. Itinerary: Arrive at Las Americas International Airport in Santo Domingo June 2, 2010. Return to Sky Harbor Airport June 9, 2010 Flights
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. City transportation: 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! activities
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
More activities! • Some other fun activities include: 1.Going to the AcuarioNacional (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) Vocabaulary
Shopping vocabulary: Me gustaria ( I would like) Podria ver (could I see/ look at) Que caro ( how expensive) La tarjeta de credito (credit card) Vocabulary cont…
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?) Useful terms
Population: 9,507,133 • Capital: Santo Domingo • Language: spanish • Typical food: camarones con tayota, • Casabe, mangu Facts:
17th century buildings in Zona Colonial Anacaona Avenue in Santo Domingo Bella Vista Mall & Plaza, the city’s newest upscale mall sites
The coast of the City of Santo Domingo; "El Malecón“ John F. Kennedy Avenue The National Palace The National Palace The National Palace The National Palace Sites cont…
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.