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.
Sailing at the heart of lush vegetation on board Mississippi boats.© C. Rodrigues
This man is trying to fish with the help of a large wooden stick.© C. Rodrigues
River crossings are a great opportunity to discover the country's interior.© Ludovic Maisant
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
This astonishing site overlooks the river after which it was named, Rio Chavon, which leads right up to some waterfalls.© C. Rodrigues