Hotel Portes 9
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... their tour. Meeting lots of Argentineans at the moment! I had a quick lunch and passion fruit juice before wandering round the whole of the colonial zone. The buildings are multi-coloured and is what I imagine San Juan in Puerto Rico to look like, except here the buildings seems a bit run down and the typical Dominican colmados are everywhere you turn, with loads of electricity wires overhead. I rested in Parque Colón and read more of my book before collapsing on my bed back at ...
... sure how to reconcile my American perspective on poverty with the apparent contentedness of the people. I don’t want to downplay their circumstances but I also don’t want to assume they’re unhappy or unfortunate because their standard of living doesn’t ...
... could attend the English course I had started outside of the school that was open to everyone.
3. English: my class
2 English classes: 1 for those in the morning, 1 for those in the afternoon
*For everyone in Guasumita that can read/write and wants to learn Englislh
Start: Monday, March 28th
End: around the last day in May
*I told them it would be a basic English course of about 20 classes. I'm ...
... dinner, not much else has been happening in terms of my work. I had the final charlas in Cachón Seco and Estero last week. My charla in Las Clavellinas is doomed, and I wasn't able to make to my last charla there due to transportation issues once again. Luzlanda has promised that she'll take my materials and give the final charla there after I'm gone. I'm currently in Santo Domingo where I'll spend the rest of the week at the CSA office. There I'll put ...
... in the central Dominican Republic. It was intended to guard the route to the interior gold deposits of the Cibao valley. A Spanish settlement known as Concepción de la Vega gradually grew up around the fort, and after 1508, when gold was found in quantity there, ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Portes 9 Santo Domingo
A well situated hotel right in the middle of Zona Colonial. Prices are good too and the breakfast was fantastic. Only bad mark in my book was our bathroom didn't have any ventilation so smelled a bit of damp.
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