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The immense width of numerous rivers such as the Yaque del Norte, the Yaque del Sur or the Yuma dramatically affect the Dominican Republic's scenery. The expanses of water and lush greenery of El Gato, between La Romana and La Altagracia, charmed Francis Ford Coppola; the director even shot a few scenes for the film 'Apocalypse Now' there.

  • The rivers , Dominican Republic
    The rivers

    Francis Ford Coppola filmed some of the scenes from the movie Apocalypse Now on the El Gato, seduced as he was by the lush vegetation surrounding it.

    © OT Republique Dominicaine
  • The rivers , Cruising the El Gato river , Dominican Republic
    Cruising the El Gato river

    Sailing at the heart of lush vegetation on board Mississippi boats.

    © C. Rodrigues
  • The rivers , Fishing in the river , Dominican Republic
    Fishing in the river

    This man is trying to fish with the help of a large wooden stick.

    © C. Rodrigues
  • The rivers , A panoramic view of the river , Dominican Republic
    A panoramic view of the river

    River crossings are a great opportunity to discover the country's interior.

    © Ludovic Maisant
  • The rivers , Majestic rivers , Dominican Republic
    Majestic rivers

    Numerous rivers, such as the Yaque del Norte, the Yaque del Sur, and the Yuma, dominate the scenery here for their huge dimensions.

    © OT Republique Dominicaine
  • The rivers , Altos de Chavon , Dominican Republic
    Altos de Chavon

    This astonishing site overlooks the river after which it was named, Rio Chavon, which leads right up to some waterfalls.

    © C. Rodrigues
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