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Its my last day as a volunteer at 180 Grados in Guaymate and we had a farewell get together by going to the river. Unfortunately yudelka wasn't feeling too well, another case of Chikungunya! (Side note: only the dominicans would write a song about Chikungunya in the dembo style - very fast-paced and popular in all the clubs) It was nice and relaxing to swim in the river and we had lunch of fried ham with plantains and a type of potato whose name I can't recall. Then got back ...
There is a prize at university to write an article about an issue or subject related to the country or region where you are living during your Year Abroad. I decided to write about the unpensioned elderly of the bateyes here and the charity to raise awareness. The prize is £200 (which I would donate to the charity) and also the article is published in the university's paper ...
... us with lunch and rum all afternoon. A lot of the girls got drunk and very sunburned from spending all day out in the sun and then in full sun on the Catamaran. Two of the girls working for the excursion company came back with us and danced to boombox music during the return ride. I was not up for dancing. I just wanted to get back to the hotel room and sleep! Too bad ...
... we had a chance to speak with the doctor, and she and Ian solidified the general plan for when he returns in November.
We also hit some other highlights in Consuelo, including the Casa de la Cultura, where the Rotary meetings are held, and the old sugar cane factory that has been closed for 2 years, and where the workers still line up daily hoping for someone from the company to come and pay them their wages. As you can see, everything ...
... as they receive aid often from various Canadian school groups that come here, from various organizations, etc. Instead, I decided that I wanted to travel to more remote bateyes that are too far away from any towns and that don't receive any aid during the year. However, getting to these bateyes has been a bit of a problem, as we have had to wait for the daily rains to stop so that the very sketchy roads ...
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I gave this hotel a 10 on every aspect. I couldn't find a thing to complain about. Yes it was a little pricey but, u get what u pay for.
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