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Ashlee: “Punta Cana is like a black hole, when you move away you always return”

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Ashlee, who spends her weekends on the beach looking for glass gems between rocks in order to create jewelry. BOP spoke to her about her creative side and taking life as it comes…

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February 9, 2019

Kevin: “I am an alien in Punta Cana”

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Kevin Hemmings, a Jamaican chef who is discovering Punta Cana for the first time. In between his shifts at work he gradually learns the ins and outs about the Dominican culture. BOP was…

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November 24, 2018

Laurens: “It is all about Energy”

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Laurens Mannaert also known as DJ Fishtank. This young Dutch musical prodigy DJ’s around the world and he just launched his first song Energy. BOP was curious to find out how this DJ/…

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October 14, 2018

Musician Khris Joe: I am living in paradise

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Christian Silva. Also known as Khris Joe. This Uruguayan Dominican singer performs in and around Punta Cana and leaves people mesmerized while he is on stage. BOP wanted to know the story behind…

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September 29, 2018

Nicolina Gil, girl boss in Punta Cana

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition, Nicolina Gil. As a designer for her brand Tripsy Gypsy she designs womenswear, and jewelry. She is also one of the owners of the Mandala Bavaro Learning Community where she created a place…

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September 22, 2018

Tanya: Life is a circle!

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: world traveler Tanya. In her Mandala learning community center, people can learn a different language. But don’t expect the common methods. Instead, yoga and art classes are combined with teaching. BOP spoke to…

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July 7, 2018

Oscar: I am pro Punta Cana!

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Oscar, who has been living in Punta Cana for 22 years. With his radio show Hola Punta Cana he promotes the town. By organizing events like Punta Cana beer fest, pork fest and…

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June 30, 2018

Paola and Virgilio: Focus is what got us here

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Virgilio and Paola of Focus Circus.  What was it like for them to move to Punta Cana from Venezuela, form their own circus group and eventually start a food truck?  “Cumpleanos feliz, cumpleanos…

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June 23, 2018

Liss: If you don’t start doing something, you’ll never learn it

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June 16, 2018

Rafael: “It is the closest thing to walking on water”

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Rafael on his love for surfing, the birth of Macao Surf Camp, and how one TripAdvisor comment changed everything! Macao beach is the favorite spot for many people in Punta Cana. In BOP…

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June 2, 2018

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