THE BLOG
07/15/2014 09:01 pm ET Updated Sep 14, 2014

10 Reasons Why Santo Domingo is AMAZING!!!

1. Colors, colors, colors!

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2. It's full of history. Home of the first university, castle, cathedral and monastery in the new world!

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3. The food... amazing!!

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4. Nothing like a triple fried dough to wake up in the morning.

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5. Friendliest people ever!! Everyone is so welcoming, outgoing and extremely fun.

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6. I have never seen such beautiful doors. I wanted to take a picture with all of them! So I did.

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7. Home of the residence of Diego Colon (Christopher Columbus's son). There's something about being in a place where so many expeditions and conquests were planned...

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8. There is NO better place to practice your Spanish!

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9. Dancing in the street? Why not??

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10. I made so many new friends!

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All Pictures Courtesy of Mariana Hellmund

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