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Iglesia Episcopal de la Epifania, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ The tablet that marks the burial place of Father Barnes. His last act was the sacrament of the Eucharist. Now, every time one partakes they do so over Father Barnes, an Episcopal Martyr.

Iglesia Episcopal de la Epifania, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ The tablet that marks the burial place of Father Barnes. His last act was the sacrament of the Eucharist. Now, every time one partakes they do so over Father Barnes, an Episcopal Martyr.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic,  As you walk along the streets of Santo Domingo it is fascinating to see the many different usages of  found objects!

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, As you walk along the streets of Santo Domingo it is fascinating to see the many different usages of found objects!

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ This is the fortified wall that surrounds the old Colonial City. Intruders never surpassed the wall. However, Sir Francis Drake did overtake the city by his from the East by land.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ This is the fortified wall that surrounds the old Colonial City. Intruders never surpassed the wall. However, Sir Francis Drake did overtake the city by his from the East by land.

ART: The "Colonial Zone" in Santo Domingo - Dominican Republic Art Capital - Santo Domingo is known for its rich artwork- they have an open air art gallery which is very popular, and they have numerous art galleries and art schools that draw in tourists as well as locals. You can walk around the Colonial Zone and often meet artists, buy their artwork, and see numerous amounts of diverse paintings and sculptures.

This is an art shop in the colonial zone. The doors to shops are metal gates that close at the end of the day. This is another example of the stacked format of homes.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ This is the approach to the Airport of the Americas in Santo Domingo. The landscape is mostly farmland, coffee, sugarcane, rice, etc.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ This is the approach to the Airport of the Americas in Santo Domingo. The landscape is mostly farmland, coffee, sugarcane, rice, etc.

San Francisco de Marcoris / Bonao, Dominican Republic~  The rice fields along the road betweeen Bonao and San Francisco de Marcoris.

San Francisco de Marcoris / Bonao, Dominican Republic~ The rice fields along the road betweeen Bonao and San Francisco de Marcoris.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ I am going back to the Friar in 6 days. I will gather many images for me and everyone! leaving 2/13

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ I am going back to the Friar in 6 days. I will gather many images for me and everyone!

Iglesia Episcopal San Andres, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ This sculpture of Jesus is carved from Dominican Mahogany. The precious wood has been harvested into virtual extinction. This sculpture is very large, probably 8-10 feet tall and 7 feet wide.

Iglesia Episcopal San Andres, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ This sculpture of Jesus is carved from Dominican Mahogany. The precious wood has been harvested into virtual extinction. This sculpture is very large, probably feet tall and 7 feet wide.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ This picture connects to the previous picture on the board.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ This picture connects to the previous picture on the board.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ The Ozama river runs through Santo Domingo and we saw this ship that had run aground. It is actually waiting for the tide to come in so that it can leave. We were told this frequently happens.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ The Ozama river runs through Santo Domingo and we saw this ship that had run aground. It is actually waiting for the tide to come in so that it can leave. We were told this frequently happens.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ These street vendors are all over town. Some of them have carriages pulled by a mule or donkey.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ These street vendors are all over town. Some of them have carriages pulled by a mule or donkey.

Columbus statue in Santo Domingo, photo by: juancardenes@verizon.net, used under Creative Commons License(By 2.0)

Been There: Diego & Christopher Columbus's House, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Honey Creek, near Jekyll Island, Georgia~ Honey Creek an Episcopal Retreat that is place for conferences and camps. I have found it to be a place for quiet reflection and rest.

Honey Creek, near Jekyll Island, Georgia~ Honey Creek an Episcopal Retreat that is place for conferences and camps. I have found it to be a place for quiet reflection and rest.

Azua, Dominican Republic~ Tomatoes are grown in this Province of the Dominican. The arid climate in the western area is rather abundant with Cacti and Bouganvilla as well.

Linda~ I fall apon this and it made me think of my mom !

Freeport, Nassau~ Flying over the Islands en route to the Dominican Republic.

Freeport, Nassau~ Flying over the Islands en route to the Dominican Republic.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ A squatters village along the Ozama River. When Hurricanes approach these villages are wiped out. An Episcopal Church was built up on a hill to give these people a place to evacuate in the event of a bad storm.

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ A squatters village along the Ozama River. When Hurricanes approach these villages are wiped out. An Episcopal Church was built up on a hill to give these people a place to evacuate in the event of a bad storm.

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