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Dominican Republic Community Tour: Meet the People of La Ciénaga
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  • Live with a local Dominican family for a day while helping improve the lives of the people in the community..See historical landmarks in the rural community of La Ciénaga..Visit the Larimar Mine and find out how to extract larimar semi-precious stones and turn them into jewelry.
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Guanaventuras offers memorable experiences for tourists, including:Spend a Night with a Local Family: Spend a night in the home of a local Dominican family and get to know their customs and way of life. Meet the sociable, generous, and welcoming people of the village, and rest in your very own room. In the morning, you also get to share breakfast with the same family.Wander Through the La Ciénaga Community: Explore the rural municipality of La Ciénaga, Barahona and get to know its history and the people. With a local guide by your side, you can walk through the beach, the malecón, and several historical places. This tour will last for 2 hours and food may be included in the package, upon request.Visit the Larimar Mine: Explore the larimar mine, a mine filled with the larimar semi-precious stone that can only be found in the La Ciénaga. Meet the personnel working in the mine and learn how to extract the stone and turn them into jewelry. Here, you can also purchase fashionable larimar jewelry that is fit for special events. This tour will last for 2 hours and food may be included in the package, upon request
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