Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata
... and visit with their neighbors. The people who run the villa where
we are staying, have people over and eat or just sip wine and talk and laugh at
least 6 nights a week! Apparently, people are not too busy with their
schedules, or don't mind missing the latest episode of Breaking Bad.
And I have noticed something else that goes right along with being still. In the DR, you
have to learn to let go. In the U.S., for various reasons, we have a lot of
... has been stopping you from doing something is the best feeling I know.
So after my first dive I spent the rest of the time diving and just enjoying God's beautiful creation with my family! And believe it or not, Lauren and I were the two who wanted to stay longer. We had to have the boards back by 3:30 so we had to go. On the way back I thanked my mom for helping me overcome my fear and just for taking us to paddle board and snorkel.
... just started passing out phone numbers and
introducing us around.
Proverbs 3:27 says, "Do not withhold good from those who need it, when it is in your
power to act." How often have I had the power to act, but my head took
over and I excused it away? I think back to two years ago when I was driving to
West Virginia to visit my dad. I had my kids and three of their friends in the van. On the side of the road we came upon two guys pushing ...
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 ...
... cracking evening.
24/3 In the morning Pabo collected us and delivered us to his son Frances and Pedro
and we set off in his SUV for the mountains a journey of about 40 minutes until we reached the 27 falls of “Damanhagua” near Imbert. We parked at the lodge and kitted up, helmet, life preserver, and shoes and then walked for 30 minutes uphill into the rainforest, We started back doing 12 waterfalls, the first a jump of over 30ft down into a ...