Dominican Republic

Text and postcard courtesy of Stefanie de Pimentel and Academia de las Culturas Internacionales.

Wild Life

The lowest saltwater lake in the Antilles, the Lago Enriquillo, lies in the southwest of the Dominican Republic.  It's the home of a small population of crocodiles and countless lizards that are living on its shores.  The lake was named after Enriquillo, a Native American, who fought successfully against the Spaniards in the 16th century.


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