Semana Santa in Santo Domingo: Easter Holy Week Rites and Processions in the Colonial Zone

Semana Santa or Easter Week is one of the most significant holidays in the Dominican Republic, in some ways even more so than Christmastime. Many Dominicans see it as chance for a prolonged vacation, when they’re able to escape and return to one’s hometown, or go to the beach and … Continue reading Semana Santa in Santo Domingo: Easter Holy Week Rites and Processions in the Colonial Zone