This week Carol Burke has provided us with a fantastic collection of photos from the Altos de Chavon Art Gallery, taken in 1991. If you look very carefully at the photos you may spot someone you know – looking very different to how they look now of course!!
Welcome back to ‘Memories in Casa de Campo,’ In this post, Carol Burke, member of the Casa de Campo community and keen photographer from the 1980’s, reminiceses about the Polo season and shares with us her fantastic photographs.
When I first arrived in Casa de Campo and Altos de Chavon in 1987, I was a typical stay-at-home mom and had three young children.
Altos de Chavon is the art colony extraordinaire. I’ve always felt that Los Altos itself is a work of art – Artisans from the Dominican Republic built the entire village out of small and medium size stones. Many of the stones have been designed into sculptures and mosaics.
Back again, by popular demand, Carol Burke brings us her memories of the Altos de Chavon Amphitheater.
Altos de Chavon is the most amazing place in the world. There is no other place in the world like this beautiful hand-made contemporary village placed on cliffs above the Chavon River. The view of the river below extends as far as the eye can see into tropical forests, and farther, to mountains in the […]
After six years of living in the “Colinas” of Altos de Chavon my family and I moved to a villa in the Cajuiles section of Casa de Campo just before Christmas, 1993. The garden of this wonderful villa was resplendent with mango trees and loud daily visits from the beautiful Hispaniolan Lizard Cuckoo. At the […]
We arrived in Casa de Campo in August, 1987. My husband had been invited by Casa de Campo general manager, Touran Rateb, and Food and Beverage Director, Kurt Tschamper, to move from Miami, Florida to Casa de Campo to direct the nine restaurants of Casa de Campo and Altos de Chavon.
Casa de Campo has been a steadily growing community for more than 30 years, expanding from little more than a tiny village with 10 houses, to now – a huge thriving community with thousands of part-time and full-time residents and close to 2,000 villas. In this series of articles, we transport you back in time, […]