Coco Cabanas Beach Club
Travel Blogs from Gaspar Hernandez
So I'm a little behind on my posts...but as most of you know, I'm coming home in 2 days!! So in honor of this, I'm going to do two posts today: Things I will miss/Things I will not miss.
THINGS I WILL MISS!
- Having the housekeeper bring me juice when I am home in the afternoon
- My host family and especially watching Tangled and Pocahontas in Spanish with my 3 year old mini me
- Being able to take a two hour bus ride and ...
... at this time, she was granted permission by Trujillo personally. When graduation came, the dictator would not give her a degree claiming that he promised she could study law, not necessarily practice it.
Eventually all four sisters were married and became involved in the anti-Trujillo movement. Their underground name was "Las Mariposas" (the butterflies). Two of the women were jailed and tortured and 3 of ...
... we visited her home where
she prepared us dinner and through conversation impressed me as remarkably
wordly and kind. Well past ten at night, we returned to the house Cassidy
shares with a community member and we shared his comfortable bed. ´╗┐
Cassidy and Magee demonstrate the proper use of a latrine´╗┐
The next day held a morning spent with our new friends from Iowa and a
visit to Magee's community just up the ...
... we managed after a
short while to catch a bola (free ride) with friends of hers in the bed of
their pickup. For the next forty-five minutes, we climbed into the
mountains, discussing how Peace Corps compared to our lives back home and
what it was like to join. Meanwhile I drilled her about her living
conditions and made a good deal of fuss over how authentic my experience
was begining to feel and how ...