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Leaving Puerto Rico was bitter sweet. We had to keep moving west, to the island of Hispanola, i.e. the Dominican Republic (DR) and then Haiti. We never saw Haiti and spent our time in only the DR. The first stop in the DR was Casa De Campo on the southeastern side of the island. We were told this marina was a place where we could check in and out of easily. The marina itself was clean and much like "Disneyland" in a sense that ...
... properties from a place where there is public access to the
Punta Cana is full of Europeans and North Americans playing
golf, baking in the sun, stuffing themselves on hotel buffets, and taking bus
day trips on all-inclusive packages. I saw some of those tour buses at the
basilica in Higuey and even driving through the sugarcane fields and felt so
glad to be in my own car rather than on a package tour.
I continued northwest along ...
... the resort which is a massively luxuriuous all-inclusive place. Felt like such a scruff and worried that at any moment someone would tap me on the shoulder and ask me to "clear off, we don't allow riff-raff in here!" Fortunately that didn't happen. Past the reception with marble floors is a walkway with shops and restaurants leading to a swimming pool with waterfall and then finally the beach at the end. ...
... potatoes and boring salad.Then people made speeches and we gave a toast to the couple and ate cake.
We said goodbye to the hostess and wished her well. Then me and Yudelka went to see 'los juegos' (the games). The games are basically a basketball tournament between 3 areas of the town - Duarte (the high street), El barrio (next to Duarte) and I forget the other one. We watched the last game of the night between Duarte and ...
... used to distinguish ourselves from one another, that is it. So whenever anyone made a deal of his name, he just replied saying 'Yes, that's my name. And?'
Yudelka said that she too had a similar experience with her surname but the teachers used to change her surname to make it sound more Spanish. She admits ...