Travel Blogs from Cabarete
... headed to the public school to spend 3 hours painting classrooms. It was hot and exhausting, and tricky to do without water or rags. Once again, however, the kids stepped up with such eagerness, and worked till it was done.
Exhausted, we returned for a simple dinner and a quiet evening. I think I played hearts-- yes, with Adonis. Teaching a new game with lots of rules in another language seemed like 'doing the most' but seņor was able to explain it and we played till lights ...
... and rest as we digest). The resting has mostly been playing cards or walking next door to la centro de dulce for snacks. On our first day there the owner invited us behind the counter, and next to the snack food I saw she was prepping a dead chicken on the top of a cardboard box!
After lunch we went back for a quick change then off to the beach, for a bonus excursion.
Sucking up that part of the culture felt so lucky. The kids were such ...
Today Kayley turned 15, she got to celebrate her quincianos in Latin America.
It's been a hot and work filled day. No surprise there. One thing we did at camp today was paint lucky friendship rocks. We used nail polish that I brought from home, and the kids loved it, painting many for all of their new friends. They made great birthday presents as well-- K will be ...
After leaving the house at 3am, connecting through Newark, and breezing through customs we were greeted with bottles of ice cold water at the POP airport. The Dream guides, Otto and John oriented us, fed us ( fried chicken, vegetables, and coca cola), and gave us an afternoon to relax at our small private pool. All 18 of us were in as soon as we could find our suits, as this is the ...
... After that, we sat in the central court and I read a little. Soon after it was lunch time and we had this awesome shreded carrot, cilantro and pasta dish. We also had chicken, made adobo style and rice and beans.
After lunch, we had a few minutes down time and I worked on my phrases. Then, we had another meeting that lasted about 2 hours with the cooperadores (these are people who are out in the communities and who help identify ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking