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Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata
... Gym. Before
long, I had recruited my 20-year-old host cousin, Angel as my running
companion who was quick to introduce me to his Uncle Roberto.
Roberto, a retired baseball player, owns and operates R & C Gym where, for
the last couple of weeks, Angel and I have worked out every day following
our morning run. One morning as we were leaving the gym, I noticed an
aerobics class had just begun. Curious, I pointed it out to Angel who ...
... We said our thank yous to Michelle and said we'd contact her as we will still be shadowing at these two hospitals in two weeks. We hopped on the guagua going to Licey and got back at about 3pm. After resting a while and not being able to take a nap, we went to the Sirena downtown and I bought my Dominican Republic clothes - a sea foam green shirt for clinic as well as a sundress that I can wear when we go to the beaches! I also bought some chocolate goodies (one ...
When we arrived at the airport in Dominican Republic T.J. and Holly McCloud were there to greet us and to take us to camp. It then started pouring down rain, we all got soaked. A lot of us wondered if we would make it back to camp when we saw that part of the road had been swept away. But we managed to get across just fine and made it all the way back to camp. it was about a 2hour drive I ...
... Ascension to shop at some of the fair trade stores run by her volunteers, as well as some of the inhabitants of the village. Yesterday and today are our free days, so we've been spending a lot of time at the beach. Yesterday we took a monorail-type-thing to the top of Mt. Isabella before going to the beach. We then watched the movie "In the Time of the Butterflies" back at Crossroads. Today we attended a Christian church service ...
... nauseous, it's turning out really good. We're hoping to inspire some world knowledge in the lives of the students! Or at least show them that there is more to the world than the DR and Nueva York, aka, the USA. My resource room will hopefully be up and running by the end of the month or the beginning of October. It's a pull-out room working with students who can't read, and I've made a bunch of games ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking