Female shaman with drum from Altai region of Siberia. The drum, often assisted by psychoactive fly agaric mushrooms, summoned the shaman’s spiritual helpers, sheltered the souls of a sick person, and defended the shaman against malevolent spirits.
I have overlooked the Dominican Republic as a viable beach destination for my family for many year because I assumed all the destination had to offer was massive all-inclusive and cheap packaged vacations. Well, it turns out I just didn’t know where to look. It turns out there is much, much more to the Dominican Republic than package tours and all inclusives. Here are 5 reasons why you should check out the Samana Peninsula (before everyone else does!)