Dominican Republic Dreamin’: What I Miss the Most

The Dominican Republic will always hold a special place in my heart. Not only because it was my first country I went on a missions trip to or that I had my amazing first experience in jewelry and visual merchandising at 16 years oldΒ or that my uncle’s house is literally like paradise, but it’s the friendships and the people that I’ve had the blessing of getting to know. Many of which I still stay in contact with today. I never expected to meet such wonderful people; I just thought I would be in-and-out of a country my relatives had a connection with. But as you can see in the above photo, my face wasn’t red because I got burnt from the sun! No, those were tears on my last night with my newfound friends.

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Dominican Republic Dreamin’: My Favorite Pastime

There are so many wonderful things to do in the Dominican Republic, from hitting the beach to eating at the coolest, authentic food spots. There’s so much culture to be engrossed in, that’s why I don’t have a specific location that I could pinpoint as my favorite place. Truthfully? Just roaming around the cities and absorbing new sights, sounds, and smells while learning more about the country’s history is what I enjoy most!

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Dominican Republic Dreamin’: Larimar Love

“The Dominican Republic is most famous for a beautiful pastel gemstone called Larimar. It was only discovered 25 years ago. It is not only beautiful but it is also extremely rare. There is only one Larimar mine in the world and it is in the Dominican Republic. So when visitors buy Larimar jewelry from HARRISON’S, not only are they getting something beautiful that they can have for the rest of their lives but they are also getting something that is very rare. These stories for the past 35 years have made HARRISON’S the largest and most famous jewelry store in the Dominican Republic.”
– “What is Larimar?” Harrison’s Fine Carribean Jewelers

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