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... worse, especially in Guatemala and Nicaragua. Typical in Latin America most houses are only partially finished. Many do not have glass windows, just metal or wooden shutters. Roofs are corrugated metal. Yards are open soil and an eroded mess. I can’t imagine what they use for sanitation. There is little work, as evidenced by men hanging around with nothing to do. I’m not smart enough to know the answer, but we should never take for granted the quality ...
... we had WIFI, i was SOOO happy...
i uploaded pictures, call my parents and texted Austin ( I was missing him like crazy)
The pastor was nice enough to give us mangos and i was in heaven, his wive made food for us and it was delicious i even did my happy dance (if you know me, you know i dance when I'm about to eat something delicious)
PS. Now it was time to go back to the cruise aka living the high life
... here in Guazumita, looking for mattresses from the community, and what not.
So updating my blog it didn't update right and missed these last few things.
Sooo...I no I hadn't mentioned it in other blogs. But I'm getting married! April 27. Yep! Lol, Here in the Dominican Republic. 3 months away.
May/June: fill out paperwork to head home. And hopefully start grad school in July/August.
... The next day came and there were no more presents.
Other than random trips and waiting for February to come I had been getting my presentation ready. February 1st-5th the 58 volunteers in my group went to the capital to do presentatios about our community, learn about grants/funding (to build libraries, community centers, basketball courts, etc...). Despite everyone telling me my 2 host brothers were timid and the older 1 ...
... might as well be jumps!) and too many pot holes and dirt sections of road to count. However, when we finally descended into the valley and the town, it was clear that it was well worth the drive! Samana is a small town in an inlet off of the Atlantic Ocean, and it is apparently quite a tourist area for cruise ships, which I didn't realize. There is a small island in the bay, which you can pay to go to, and apparently there are beautiful beaches ...