Hotel Dona Elvira
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On my trip to the Dominican republic I saw many baseball fields and players everyone their plays baseball. I also saw the beaches their which are very beautiful and relaxing. The history that I saw in their country was pretty amazing to and the food was really good. I enjoyed watching them play baseball because they love it so much. I would love to live in the Dominican Republic because of the people and the ...
... our time chilling and soaking up the atmosphere.
More chillin followed once, Liz headed for home.
Wandered the streets of the old town, met a lovely couple from Vancouver and popped back to see Laura at the dog rescue. Even risked a chinese in a back street restaurant.... that was a mistake!
... not really learning because nobody was coaching and I had no idea how to coach so I just let them play/hang out. Then we went to play a nearby batey (won 4 games, lost 3), but my team was kind of mean and said stuff so we haven't actually played since. They wanted me to talk to the coach in Don Juan (30 minute walk) because they had an amazing team. She came up 1 day and told them practice needed to be done in shorts, tennis shoes, in ...
... Now that we've done the presentations/lived in our communities for 3 months we can live solo and start projects. I have started the project of putting in my floor. it's costing about 9,000 pesos (about 245 American dollars)
*7,000 pesos for materials
*1,000 pesos to pay my project partner who is the leader/knows how to put in a floor
*1,000 pesos to cook breakfast/lunch for the boys that will be doing the manual labor ...
... the hygienists. Kids can be a lot of fun.
Adam allowed me to tag along with him to his office in the orphanage and around town. He wanted to show me the Dominican lifestyle. Apparently fast food restaurants like McDonalds, Burger King and KFC are the preferred dining establishments when Dominicans are going to 'eat out.' No wonder so many locals are chunky and overweight.
Santo Domingo is poor. Most Americans and European visitors fly into ...