Hotel & Restaurant El Quemaito
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... viewpoints over the sea, along empty beaches and through small
towns with colorfully painted wooden houses. There aren’t very many cars on the
road, even fewer trucks, and not many motos. It’s the most paradise like area
of the D.R. I’ve seen so far despite the remote region’s obvious poverty. I
guess I also prefer semiarid landscapes to lush jungly ones.
Jaragua National Park is at the southern end of ...
... with shade. Things that we have to drive hours to find in America are right in my backyard here. I can walk down the street and get offered a freshly picked orange or banana, a strong, yet small cup of coffee, and a steaming plate of rice, beans and fish, which I know was most likely caught that very morning. Here I talk to people that aren't concerned with worldly happenings but that of their cousin's motorcycle breaking down or ...
... like a beaucratic treasure hunt. Not that it's the most annoying thing I've encountered here through my last two years, but the fact that they pay us three days per diem and transport reimbursement just to get it all done is a little absurd.
FIESTA BLANCA: As a part of my close of service, I decided to host the same party that my predecesor did - the COS White Party. No, it's not based off of our skin color. It's a nighttime ...
... I included mine (please excuse the excessive use of Spanglish):
Name: Justin Lee
DR apodos: Yustin, Hustin, Gustin, Yus, risas, California!, Daddy Yustin
Site: Bahoruco, Barahona
Program: Community Economic Development
Project assignment: Work with a local artisan association that produce jewelry made from Larimar (a blue stone only found in the Dominican Republic), ...
... you only see on the back of your computer screen. However, different is oh so good sometimes.
LUNGS & LETRINES: What a week! We had a group of Americans come in for an entire week of medical missions and letrine construction. The group had come last year for a one day medical mission in my site but this year we were constructing in Los Blancos, another volunteers site down the coast, and then medical missions in three ...