The Londra breakfast at Mojito eXtreme
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Mojito Bar at eXtreme Hotel

There has been a lot of hype about the new Mojito Bar at eXtreme Hotel I don’t know about you, but my first thought in the morning is generally food. Its hard not to get excited about food when you live in the Dominican Republic. Fresh mangoes,…
Duck weed
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Aquaponics in the Dominican Republic Part 6.

Aquaponics in the Dominican Republic Part 6. A week of ups and downs. The battle of the hard water and high pH continues with rainwater to do water exchanges. This is made even more difficult when the town water had a pH spike to over…
Saturday Market in Cabarete
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Saturday Market in Cabarete

Saturday Market in Cabarete There are many wonderful things that I like to do on my Sabados. Sabado inspires activities that give me comfort: Reading, quietly working, swimming, cooking, window shopping and most importantly eating. Every…
Propogating vanilla bean
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Aquaponics Part 4

Aquaponics Part 4 A new week brings new challenges with some hard work and problems solving to move steps closer to sustainable food production. System 1: The water flow between the half barrels of the new grow bed became a problem and…
aquaponics system in the dominican republic
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Building an Aquaponics System Part 2

With the start of a new week and we  have enough gravel made to replace the second systems grow bed. Now we can start to clean out the old gravel that had lime stone and coral in it. This system has a seperate bio-filter that will keep the…
building an aquaponics system
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Aquaponics System

This blog is here to show the progress, results, and solutions of the aquaponics systems that will be set up and run at the Extreme hotel in Caberete, North Coast, Dominican Republic. The very basics of aquaponics is a system of growing plants…