BOP LOCAL CULTURES

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BOP Cares – Helping the Punta Cana Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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BOP Cares is a foundation based in Holland which is dedicated to helping the most vulnerable communities in the Punta Cana area. These communities often need regular support for basic necessities such as food, clothing, medication, and more. Under ‘normal’ circumstances, these families are struggling to survive, and they certainly aren’t equipped to deal with…

A short history of Punta Cana: from Punta Borrachón to resort town

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We have been going on and on about Punta Cana but we never shared the history of this town. In this edition of BOP, we go back in time. History of a jungle town 48 years ago there was no Punta Cana as we know it today. No roads, just jungle, and untouched beaches. At that…

Explore the waters of Bavaro – Punta Cana on a Catamaran Deluxe excursion!

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At BOP Travel Service we will not only have you going outside of Punta Cana. We also have unique local travel experiences right here! Let us take you on board of an eco-friendly Catamaran and cruise the waters of Bavaro – Punta Cana. But be aware, this is not your average Catamaran excursion. This one…

Josh Porter of Vida Plena: “Be good do good”

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In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition Josh Porter who oversees the organization Vida Plena. A space that was founded in October 2018 where women get to work on their skills for a better future for themselves. BOP was curious…

Danijela constructs underwater nurseries for the environment

In BOP Faces, we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition, diving instructor Danijela Podlipec explains how she helps to keep the coral reef alive and how she manages to care for the environment in her daily life in Punta Cana. Serbian Danijela Podlipec…

Four Wheel Adventures in Punta Cana, and Why Even Rainy Days Equal Fun!

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Here in Punta Cana, we’re blessed to have A LOT of hot, sunny days! It’s one of the reasons that visitors flock here, especially during the winter months. To escape the cold and clouds of home. When it comes rain is usually brief, with the sun appearing shortly after to dry your skin. However, being…