Dominican Republic Myths and Legends / República Dominicana Mitos y Leyendas
The myths and legends of the Dominican Republic are so interesting / Los mitos y leyendas de la República Dominicana son tan interesantes.
Myths and Legends are a way to help understand the culture of the people of this island in the Caribbean. Stories about mythical beings and legends of the unexplained. Yes, we have those in the Dominican Republic. As in all cultures, these stories handed down over the generations, are used to try and explain the unexplainable or a way to keep children in line.
I loved writing this section of the website. I hope you enjoy the stories as well.
Abad Alfau y la Calavera/ Abad Alfau and the Skull
Chupacabra/ Goat Sucker or Evil Thing
El Comegente/ The People Eater
El Gualipote/ Dog-like Creature & El Lugaru – El Zangano/ Flying Creatures
Los Indios De Las Augas/ The Indians of the Waters
Las Nimitas/ Fireflies/ Luciérnagas or Lightening Bugs/ Bichos de Luz
Polo Magnetico / Magnetic Pole
Ratoncito Pérez / The Mouse Perez
VooDoo Curse on the Cincinnati Red’s