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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking rooms
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Today was the day we've all been anticipating, the day where we finally put all our findings together and presented them to the TEARS and Soto teams. As I mentioned yesterday, our interviews have lead us in the direction of exploring collective impact, which was not covered in our course textbooks. Despite this fact, we could not ignore the clear desire - and necessity - for unity between the organizations within the barrio. ...
... of the water purification facility on the property, which provides water to barrio members for a discounted price (twenty pesos versus the standard forty). According to Obed, approximately 25,000 gallons of water are sold every month, translating to 5,000 five gallon jugs of water. Since its installment, the water plant has greatly decreased the number of waterborne illnesses and parasites, as people are generally able to afford this basic necessity at the discounted ...
... learned to speak English so well. He told us that they were taught English in high school. He is now a fisherman living on the island. As we walked down the beach, he provided insight to the fishing life. He explained that the fishermen (about 25 of them) would live there for a few months and then head back to the mainland for a break and returned again. We noticed that there were only men and no women or children. This is because the women prefer ...
... recommended by my guidebook. The place was actually more like a bed and breakfast with about 12 rooms in a large converted mansion behind the owner’s home. The hosts spoke English quite well and the price was right at about $25/night including a good breakfast. Oh, and they have a very adorable French bulldog and some cats to keep you company in the big entrance hall and dining area.
As far as I can tell, there was only one other guest that night, a Dutch man I met ...
... we'll stay - but we booked this trip through the hotel . . We are done with the outside taxi drivers forcing themselves on us ... Getting smarter! :-)
So - yesterday was an interesting one . .. Tough weather until about two o'clock .. Walked up to get our taxi ride about one o'clock - in the pouring rain .. . Rained all the way to Sosua. The guy who was supposed to JUST get us a ...