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Resorting to relaxation in the Dominican Republic

I peeled away from my luxury resort to tour the island because I knew I should. But it wasn’t easy.

BAVARO — The oceanside argument started something like this: “I’m not leaving this beach. Stop pestering me. Can’t you see I’m trying to get a tan?”

That prompted the stinging retaliation: “Listen, Gramps. You’re on an island with more to do than consume mango rum smoothies and bury your nose in Mary Higgins Clark mysteries all day.”

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