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It’s Mango Season In The Dominican Republic!
by Expat Focus columnist, Lindsay de Feliz
One of the good and bad things about living in the Dominican Republic is that there is very little imported fruit and vegetables – at least not where I live, so we can only eat things when they are in season. Now it is the mango season, which everyone looks forward to for weeks.
Traditionally in the Dominican Republic they say that mangos are in season after Easter Week – in practice it is during May, and the season lasts until August. The trees are everywhere and laden with fruit. Where I live, in the countryside, every house has at least one tree and we have planted 10. Although we will have to wait four to six years for the first fruit, it doesn’t matter as everyone shares and the neighbours are bringing bags of mangos around on a daily basis...
Lindsay's article continues here.
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