My oh my, Hurricane Irene has become quiet a beast and having brought very heavy rain and some strong winds to the Dominican Republic over night, she looks set to grow and get even stronger!
Ah the joys of life in the Caribbean, one day you’re out on the Teeth of the Dog in Casa de Campo playing a round of golf and the next you’re stacking sandbags against the windows and awaiting the imminent arrival of a hurricane…..
With Hurricane Irene (or hopefully Tropical Storm Irene) expected to make landfall in the Dominican Republic tomorrow morning, Monday the 22nd of August, the Hotel Casa de Campo in the Casa de Campo Resort has just released the following statement/advisory for Casa de Campo guests:
Having just spent the last 4 hours preparing my apartment and office in Altos de Chavón Casa de Campo for the imminent arrival of Hurricane Irene, I return home to the wonderful news that Irene is heading north and may not even become a hurricane after-all…..
This morning I woke up expecting to hear Hurricane Irene rattling the windows and pounding on the doors…..but nothing. Here in Casa de Campo the sky is blue and the sea is calm – is this the calm before the storm or has Hurricane Irene disappeared?
It’s 3.30pm on Monday the 22nd of August and Hurricane Irene has just arrived into Casa de Campo La Romana in the Dominican Republic! Fortunately, given that Hurricane Irene’s centre is located approximately 80km north of the North-Eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, Irene’s arrival has not brought anything more treacherous than a lot of […]