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10 Ways to Remember the DR
Submitted by dr1guide on August 1, 2009 – 12:17 pmNo Comment

Coffee
Dominican coffee is rich and strong. Locally it is preferred dark and sweet. A latte here is a “cafe con leche.”
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Faceless Dolls
These ceramic dolls are famous throughout the DR and are also very delicate. Be sure to pack them tight.
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Cigars
Regarded as highly as their Cuban counterpart, Dominican cigars are internationally recognized for their quality.
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Dulce de Leche
Sweet and creamy. Dulce de Leche or “Milk Candy” will have you reminiscing with each bite.
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Rum
Aged to perfection, Dominican rums are preferred locally on the rocks or as a “Cuba Libre” mixed with Pepsi or Coca Cola.
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Dominican Beer
Dominicans love their beer and since you may have trouble finding some back home, it may be best to take a bottle or two for the road.
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Amber
The DR is famous for its amber. This semiprecious stone is beautiful when set in jewelry and is an excellent keepsake.
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Mixed Bachata/Merengue CD
Remember sounds that filled the nights with a CD of typical bachata and merengue music.
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Mamajuana
A mix of wood, plants, herbs, spices and rum all in one bottle. The taste is unforgettable and is said to be an aphrodisiac.
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Larimar
Found only in the Dominican Republic, this gemstone’s pale blue color is a great way to remember the Caribbean.
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