Hostel Laguna Park Cabarete

Calle Castillo, Cabarete, Dominican Republic | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Cabarete

Being still and letting go

A travel blog entry by mollohan

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... br> from Spain to Mexico and was told he had to go through Santo Domingo. Once he
landed here, he discovered that there were no flights from the Santo Domingo to
Mexico. That was 35 years ago, he has never left. Then there are others like Bill and Donna who came to the DR six years ago for a three week vacation, loved it, came back the
next year for what they thought would be three months and have since not only
made it their home, but at 60 years of age, ...

Overcoming Fears

A travel blog entry by mollohan

... as I write this that I truly have the best family ever. Not once did they make fun of me for being scared of fish or tell me that it was stupid to have a fear of something so harmless. Instead of telling me to just get in the water, they stayed by my side and helped me through every step. And so, with the help of my amazing family and my Lord and Savior by my side, I overcame my fear.

Philippians 4:13
I can do all things through Him who strengthens me ...

The other side of obedience

A travel blog entry by mollohan

13

... door did not close, the oven would not light, the fans creaked so badly
you could not use them and the ants covered the counter if you so much as
dropped a crumb. That was not what made me want to leave though. Something you
need to understand about the DR is that security is a top priority. The needs are
so great and the law enforcement so low that the crime rate is fairly high.
High enough that almost without exception, people have bars ...

Letting go

A travel blog entry by mollohan

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11

Today, for the first time, we took the initiative and went to a school and did a craft with
the preschool class without anyone holding our hands! Considering that the kids
and the teachers all speak Creole and only broken Spanish and almost no English,
this was a big step. We were all very nervous because the teachers did not even
know we were coming and so it felt funny to burst in on their class, but the
teacher was actually very glad to have us and a huge ...

Getting Used to this

A travel blog entry by freegenevieve

11

... to come here was definitely not made in haste, as I am sure this is the longest I have planned a move ahead of time. EVER. Usually you all are lucky if you get a few weeks notice when I am off to a new place. But that is not to say I have not been wondering if it was the right choice.

Although it feels like life here should be easy as pie, adjusting has been an unexpected challenge. I think a crucial moment for me was ...

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