The Southwest: Places to Explore


  • Barahona

    Barahona is a noisy, smoky midsize city; it's the least cosmopolitan city of its kind in the Dominican Republic. The primary mode of transportation is the motor scooter or motorcycle, and there's...

  • Pedernales

    Pedernales is the name of the peninsula on the DR's southernmost shore, the location of three national parks. They are the biggest reason why ecotourists are starting to gravitate here. The...