Well Opening

The opening to the well, Manantial de la Aleta. It is located in Dominican Republic, in what is thought to have been the capital village in the province of Higuay. This photo shows the many ropes and pulleys that must be used to repel down into the well. This is the safest way to reach the water some 50 feet below.

Last updated: 4 October 1996
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