Dominican Republic

Pico Duarte: Cordillera Central / José Armando Bermúdez National Park (Hispaniola)

Pico Duarte is the highest peak on Hispaniola. A series of mountains, known in the Dominican Republic as the Cordillera Central, spans the central part of the island, from the Dominican coast into Haiti, where it is known as the Massif du Nord. José Armando Bermúdez National Park is located within the range.
Santo Domingo: Colonial City (Dominican Republic) The Editor Fri, 10/12/2018 - 13:25
After Christopher Columbus's arrival on the island in 1492, Santo Domingo became the site of the first cathedral, hospital, customs house and university in the Americas. The colonial town, founded in 1498, was laid out on a grid pattern that became the model for the New World.