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... of quality Amber. There are lots of beautiful Amber on display here with ants and various insects trapped inside. I wondered off to the next stop San Francisco Monastery. It was first built in 1504 but destroyed multiple times by invaders and hurricanes, it is now left as a dramatic ruin on the hill. As I was walking toward the first Hospital of the new world, the heavy thunder storm rolled in, I was forced to wait under some awning for a good 40 minutes until the ...
Babs, the strong matriarch of the house, was amazingly hospitable and not only provided rooms for us for 2 nights, but also gave us the use of her car, which Steph somehow navigated through the terrifying streets of Santo Domingo.
- $413 already spent
- $10 pea soup, Mofongo, El Presidente
$423 as of May 8
Well it has been several months since my last update…much has happened since the last installment (and hence why it has taken me so long to post). Anyway, I figured I would share the more interesting aspects of the last couple of months in a few new postings, starting with my job teaching the baseball kids.
As some of you may know, my main reason for coming back to the DR was to take this job working with boys from all over ...
... we were quite excited to take a picture of our Dominican lemon drop experience!
After dinner, we wandered along "el Conde," which is a pedestrian-only street, and had a few drinks outside at one of the bars...we walked along to check out the Hard Rock Cafe, but it was very quiet, and decided to go check out the Malecon - which is the street that runs along the water...in San Pedro it is a VERY happening and exciting place, but, as we sadly found out, it is not ...
... in your room." Me: "I told you the windows were only closed for a few hours while I was watching a movie." Luzlanda: "Oh. Right." Luzlanda: "I know! The sweet potatoes from Thanksgiving made you sick. They're acidic." Me in my head: "Sweet potatoes are acidic?" Luzlanda: "Here. Drink this fresh lemonade. It will help your cut heal." Me in my head: "Lemons are definitely acidic." And my absolute favorite came from my host dad Mario. Mario: "Drink a glass ...