La Casa Del Sol Guest House
Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata
So I'm a little behind on my posts...but as most of you know, I'm coming home in 2 days!! So in honor of this, I'm going to do two posts today: Things I will miss/Things I will not miss.
THINGS I WILL MISS!
- Having the housekeeper bring me juice when I am home in the afternoon
- My host family and especially watching Tangled and Pocahontas in Spanish with my 3 year old mini me
- Being able to take a two hour bus ride and ...
... on my sandwich! Avocado is currently in season and served with meals frequently. The avocados here are HUGE, the pits are as big as the whole avocado in the US!
SquareOne- Our favorite place to hangout is a casual restaurant across from the University called SquareOne (Where I am currently writing this post). It's great for doing homework (or blog posts...) and has the best ...
... straightened hair it is usually assumed that she is Dominican.
On the other hand, at bars and such, white people are typically served first and there are definitely some clubs that are racist. Some of the lightest skinned Dominicans I have seen are at the University (obviously coming from wealthier families), so I guess that is saying something. but there are also a ton of Haitian exchange students and I ...
... a bit. The fruit is amazing (I had a snack before) and so are the tomatoes. It looks like it’s pizza for supper. Tomorrow night, it’s Mexican. It’s my friend’s birthday and she’s having a party so that should be interesting. They opened up another casino, so now there are two in walking distance if that’s what you like and a gorgeous golf course across the street. ...
... a zapote smoothie and oohing and ahhing a bit over my
accomodations, we got a motoconcho into town where they did some grocery
shopping and picked up some teaching supplies. Next it was off to Cofey,
the nice bar we went to two months ago during my volunteer visit, for some
drinks and conversation.
Next stop was Sabrina's house in Las Lagunas where we passed some time by ...