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So I'm a little behind on my posts...but as most of you know, I'm coming home in 2 days!! So in honor of this, I'm going to do two posts today: Things I will miss/Things I will not miss.
THINGS I WILL MISS!
- Having the housekeeper bring me juice when I am home in the afternoon
- My host family and especially watching Tangled and Pocahontas in Spanish with my 3 year old mini me
- Being able to take a two hour bus ride and ...
... enough of a threat to the dictator that he had them murdered.
There is now a book and movie about the sisters called "In the Time of the Butterflies".
The house where the sisters lived in the 10 months before their assassination is now a museum that we went to visit. We got to see some of their clothes, their rooms, and beautiful gardens decorated with butterflies. The highlight of the trip, ...
... cabbage salad
- Dinner- Some form of plantains, yuca, fried cheese, fried salami, eggs, mashed potatoes, rice pudding, or a sandwich
... shop and asked them where the mail box was and they had one in the office, so I mailed it. I went out to dinner and had some great spaghetti bolognese with chili peppers and the girl still followed me. I told her in broken Spanish “Yo voy en me hotel solo, no sex.” She kept following and I made it to my hotel and went to reception. I told the receptionist to ask the girl to leave. She started crying ...
... I am not as strong of a swimmer as the others so I had to be very careful. More than once I was caught in the liquid turbulance and held under the tow. Fortunatly, each time I eventually washed up on shore, albeit gasping for breath and blowing sand out of my nose, mouth, and ears.
One evening before dinner, I caught five minutes of a movie where a giant astroid hit the ocean. I watched as an enormous monster ...