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- Swimming pool
- Smoking rooms available
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... disgusting. I disinfected mine, but it still grossed me out. After we looked at all the fish up close, we had the opportunity to jump off the boat! I got some cool videos of that. I got sort of sunburnt, so a nice shower back at home base felt good after a busy day. Everyone got all dressed up, we ate dinner, then listened to a talk about how we can go further with GLA, 7 elements and the Dominican Republic. Lots of pictures were ...
... potentially die. And this isn't even an exaggeration! It wasn't also just because I was out of shape! Every single person besides the mentors (who completely downplayed this day to a little walk in the woods) was on the verge of death. I even took off my shirt so I was only in a sports bra. I'm not really the type of person to wear minimal clothing like that around people, but it was actually that hot. When we finally made it to the top and I collapsed on ...
Why the heck did I not bring a fan here? You don't understand heat until you go to the equator in July. It is so. freaking. hot. Today we took the short 10 minute bus ride to Caña Dulce. I started out with some more cement mixing (yay) with a group of 5 other kids I didn't really know very well. 4 of them were rising seniors, all from California. The 5th was a girl from Virginia who just graduated and is actually attending UVA this fall! ...
... same for myself. It's easier than it sounds. The kids are all drawn to each other and the teenage cultural worries about being judged by peers are (for the most part) melting quickly. Beyond connecting with the teens, I'm enjoying the Dominicans:
Francesca is 10, has 2 siblings, lives in Islabon, loves to write but not talk in English, loves chocolate and volleyball, and stares me down till we both giggle every day. We were paired ...
... having the honor to speak with Ms. Dede Maribal, the only surviving sister. She lives in the house where the sisters grew up, but occasionally comes to the museum to talk and visit. She is a REMARKABLE woman and gave us great insight into the lives of her sisters. At 87 years old, she is incredibly lively and was incredibly happy to talk with us and answer questions we had; What an amazing experience with living history!