Club Lookea Samana
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Having fled the hospital for a few days, I joined up with US Peace Corps for their Fourth of July celebrations up in Samana. I was instructed by my friend Yvette to approach any white person on the bus and they surely would be heading up for the same party. After many awkward stares and glances, I wandered over to them and it turns out she was right.
Her group of friends ...
... but man it was hot. We walked thugh a street market to the town but it's all souvenir shops, not an Internet cafe in sight! We headed back after a while and halfway back we felt a few light spots of rain then two minutes later fat rain, loads of fat rain, which was actually quite refreshing. The locals thought we were mad but we carried on regardless, lost a few dollars to the kids and arrived at the tender looking like drowned ...
Dale Pa' Alla
Independence Day Part 4
Posted: 17 Jul 2011 07:00 AM PDT
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On the fourth itself, it rained like cats and dogs. In the morning I made
my way over to Jose's house where the party was going strong. I had
supplied the house with my travel edition ...
... my knee, I made my way over to a house Jose and many others had rented in a
gated community off the main road. Jose had enlisted the help of a small
team including Heather and Carl and was busy making barbeque skewers and
baking chicken for everyone.
Another mini-VAC pic.
After marinating in the warm atmosphere and sharing a good while with Phil,
Rodrigo, Adam, Magee, and others, it was time to hit the club. At ...
... who I visited back in May). As shuffled into the packed
van, I heard a delighted chorus of, "Charlie!" and I turned to see a bunch
of smiling, familiar faces. It turned out I had happened upon the same bus
as about ten of my favorite volunteers along with the usual complement of
A dead woodpecker that showed up one day at the clubhouse
For about three hours, the landscape unfolded in stages before us on ...