Hotel Dona Elvira
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... preconceptions about animal welfare and making the animals lives better.
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Having gotten all the stuff back to the hotel it was fairly clear I was going to have to buy another suitcase! So I found the biggest one I could and I still managed to fill it!
Lets hope I can get it all into Cuba withou any problems.
... 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 ...
... have I seen anyone in this country with this kind of fashion: Louis Vitton, BCBG, and all the Inditex lines (these were the lower end shops). Anyways, we went for the movie, and it was good. Last weekend, we went on a CIEE trip to Santiago (the 2nd largest city on the country, inland, about 2 hours north of santo Domingo- the place I almost studied!). It was only a one night trip- which we spent in a cabin in "el campo" (the country) ...
... 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 ...
... of Dominican voodoo and Catholicism- give me a break), and finally, the beach (playa pelenque)! You can probably guess my favorite part. Clear blue skies, temp of about 85ish, and the Caribbean Sea- it felt like bath water and had some very fun waves.
I met the guys that night. They took like 10 of us to several bars/clubs in the Zona Colonial, including one that is in a woman's house (more of an underground place, but very ...