Casa Valeria

Calle Dr. Rosen # 28, Sosua, Dominican Republic | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $36.00
 

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Our last day of service

A travel blog entry by smitherland

10

... I'm not used to. As a group all 90 of us walked up and down the neighborhood street making as much noise as possible. Banging on plastic bottles, screaming and cheering for our groups, los torros, las tigers, y los lions. When we made it back to the school we had cake, and Francesca came up and used her English Spanish mix to ask me to find the markers so that we could sign each others shirts. That girl is a natural born leader, and I love thinking about what she'd be up to ...

It's Thursday and nobody's salty

A travel blog entry by smitherland

4

... country is full of friendly gestures.

After dinner at the hotel, the kids enacted the quincianos ceremony. Which is basically a fake wedding ceremony to celebrate her coming of age. Kayleys fathers, Natalie and Annalore, toasted her and helped her choose her court. They danced ( her pretend husband Caleb promises he'll work on perfecting her waltz soon) and celebrated and then we spent hours preparing items for our group for the last day ...

Cumpleanos de mi hija

A travel blog entry by smitherland

4

... able to 'immerse' her in the culture or fully 'engulf' her in it. Then they grabbed her by the ankles and whoosh--she was immersed!!


Otto and I had arranged for music, dancing, and cake as well. Then seņor Bro told us the traditional parts of a real quincianera, and the kids decided to enact it the next day.

I'm sure it was her most memorable ...

Saying 'yes'

A travel blog entry by mollohan

1
24

... out a living day by day, just earning enough to get by. And some of the kids are actually street kids, who have crossed the border on their own and are basically homeless. One such boy we met on our first BINGO night. Loren showed up for BINGO and at the end, when everybody else left and we were cleaning up the mess left behind, he stayed back and was helping. He spoke some English and we were able to make out that he had been in the DR only for 5 days, his parents ...

27 Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by daxandrew

... lunch of BBQ, rice and a number of bean and meat stews, all very tasty. Our lunch was interrupted by the Yank girl's mother choking on her food, prompting our new friend from Virginia to leap into action and perform the Heimlich manoeuvre. Turns out he is a fire department paramedic, how looks can be deceiving. I don't think anyone expected the black guy with corn-rows and tattoos to be the savior of the day.

Christmas, like in ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Calle Dr. Rosen # 28, Sosua, is near Njoy tours.
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