Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Second Storey balcony – Alcazar de Colon (Palacio de Diego Colon), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Second Storey balcony - Alcazar de Colon (Palacio de Diego Colon), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Diego’s wife was Spanish King Ferdinand’s niece (Maria de Toldeo). The guide mentioned that Diego had a separate bedroom and they had 5 children. It is important that tourists know such things :-).
Furniture carved from local mahogany.
Diego's wife's bedroom -  Alcazar de Colon (Palacio de Diego Colon), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

A room full of tourists -  Alcazar de Colon (Palacio de Diego Colon), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

This painting of Columbus and his son, Diego, was painted in 1957 by the Spanish painter Rafael Pellicer.
Painting of Columbus and his son Diego -  Alcazar de Colon (Palacio de Diego Colon), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Window seats, Alcazar de Colon (Palacio de Diego Colon), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Window seat -  Alcazar de Colon (Palacio de Diego Colon), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

A view over the grounds and the Ozama River -  Alcazar de Colon (Palacio de Diego Colon), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

All school in Santo Domingo have school uniforms. All public schools have the same blue uniform. Private schools also have uniforms but the colours are different.
School children in blue uniforms

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