Caribe Surf Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cabarete
... is doing well apart from a few sunburnt people :(
It's been a great trip! The students will be posting individual summary blogs in the next few days (no free Internet at the hotel).
Thanks for following our journey...it has truly been transformational!
Today I learned to kick butt - literally. I had a private kickboxing lesson. It was great fun learning to punch and channel Jackie Chan (at least in my own mind), but it was one of the physically hardest workouts I've ever done. Of course, every time I think that the
fiends er trainers at Rogue Fitness manage to surprise me.
Mike took a moto in town to pick up ...
... while drying out.
About 25 people staying/connected with Extreme went to Bliss to celebrate Steve's birthday. Steve is Canadian and works in the diamond mine industry. Also in attendance was Chris, a British marine engineer for one of the worlds largest private yachts. Dinner conversation was ...
Most tourists who have visited the Caribbean Islands are
familiar with the evening environment. Fish are frying, palms blowing in the
wind, and in the dim evening light there is a table of men. Be they young
adults, middle-aged, or elderly men, they are playing Dominoes with all their
hearts’ and minds’ devotions. Although many tourists, visitors, and passers-by
are familiar with this seen, I would like to think that I ...
... It was pretty surreal to see all of these.
Then, we passed by this cabinet of pieces of art Minerva had done while in jail. There was a picture of her daughter next to a bust she had made of her daughter as well. Below this there was a smaller bust and a pair of hands. Below that was a female nude form from the neck down and missing the feet lying on the left side. These latter pieces were of a female friend (whose picture was next to these pieces) ...