Terra Linda Resort
Travel Blogs from Sosua
... hug this little girl with all her might as a final goodbye brought tears to my eyes. I cannot even put into words the pride and joy that I felt at that moment, but I'm so thankful to have witnessed it.
We walked to el camiente one last time for a fish fry. It looked like fish had come straight from the river and into the fryer, and those who had it loved it. I got a special bacon like side dish with beans and rice.
We went back to the hotel to cool off for an ...
... that and other important teenage vernacular from Aline and his other instructors (#swag, #tagsforlikes, #myB (that may be from the early 90's), #r/t (he doesn't actually understand that one yet))
The heat is quite grueling to us ('you gringos sure drink a lot of water' was over heard), but there's rarely a complaint even while working.
We've been outside or in open air classrooms from 9-3 each day ( with a 2 hour break to walk ...
... it as a lucky hat.
After our day with the kids we had a quick dip in the pool and delivered our donations and supplies to Dream.
Otto took us shopping for souvenirs-- that was interesting. The kids had been taught about bartering and some were anxious to try their skills. Many were very good. I thought I was impressive for buying handmade wooden spoons for ...
... our faith with those guys. And even if we didn't, I missed the
opportunity to show the kids what loving others looks like. I know I squelched
the Holy Spirit at that moment because every time I pass that exit, I still feel the regret.
Something good did come out of that moment. I learned that I don't ever want to have that kind
of regret again. And Mike and Toni's example, was a great reminder and an example on how to live my life, so that I never will. ...
... so he doesn't even try). Little details that we can deal with. One of these things that is more of a concern is our bilge leak that we've been constantly worrying about. There's a slow leak in the propeller shaft and we have to pump the bilge 2-3 times a day just to stay afloat. It leaks approximately 30 gallons a day; more when we're motoring. It's tedious, but since we haven't left the boat sitting unattended at all, ...