There is no denying that Dominican’s have an impressive knack for ingenuity! I am constantly surprised and impressed by the ingenius problem-solving creations, inventions and transport solutions which we witness everyday in this amazing country. The above photo was spotted by my father, Peter Hughes in a British newspaper (the Evening Standard) – which was writing about Hurricane Irene. As you can see from the caption the photo is of 2 boys using a fridge as a boat. This is a truly genius way of travelling, if you don’t have a boat (which the majority of people do not) – then what better way to get about during a flood, than by taking an old discarded fridge and using it as a fat, wide canoe! To read about the effects of Hurricane Irene in Casa de Campo, click here!

Hurricane Irene makes the headlines in Britain! 

In previous ‘Only in the DR’ posts, we have seen all number of weird and wonderful objects being transported in an endless variety of creative ways, click on the links below for some other examples: Only in the DR: dream driving! Only in the DR: road buggy! Only in the DR: a drive-thru Bar! Only in the DR: vaca motorizada! Only in the DR: ‘El casco es obligatorio’ Only in the DR: Just one more bag…. Only in the DR: bike on bikeOnly in the DR: Mochivo Only in the DR: Una bola por favor!

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This article was written by Rebecca Hughes, editor of Casa de Campo Living and Casa de Campo’s entertainment specialist!

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