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... 3 Canadians and one American were joined by the pastor's wife Rosa and his three sons Chris, Jeremy and Roderick. We had a great time splashing around in the water, building sandcastle and covering each other in sand an making each other into serinas (mermaids). We also enjoyed some refreshing Pineapple drinks as we soaked up the sun.
On Sunday we went to church at TEARS School. Even though ...
Spent the morning at the Centro Leon Museum in Santiago.
The three exhibits focused on the anthropological aspects of the Dominican culture, some of the country's art, as well as a photography exhibit by the acclaimed Dominican photographer, Apeco.
Here are some pictures we ...
... and always willing to offer a "Hola" as you pass by. The people in the markets were also kind, informative and not pushy.
We have also gotten to know our guides and learn more Spanish from them. It's encouraging to see their heart for the TEARS Ministry and how they enjoy serving. I look forward to hearing more of their stories.
So far the Dominican has been full of colourful surprises and facinating history.
Until next time
... that our guide only had us to attend to, he took the role of our personal photographer. We were also able to stay longer and repeatedly jump/slide on certain waterfalls since we had time. Again, so much better than booking through the resort (and way cheaper). We spent about two hours in the water (including the hike up there), but sadly had to get back to the hotel to pack since we were leaving later that day.
After a few issues with the room and a lack ...
... t done much schoolwork here, and now we have our group project, this paper, and a final exam all crammed into 2 weeks. I guess I shouldn’t complain, since I am getting 15 credit hours from this trip. However, the internet has been down the past two days, so it looks like we’re going to be rushing our last couple of days to get everything done. I’m going to try to finish up everything on Sunday, so I can make sure I truly enjoy my last ...