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... there was a bonfire but nobody went near it because it's just so hot here already. I talked with my friends until midnight, then packed and slept. All really good times with these people. I will never be able to forget my new friends, the people of the Dominican Republic, or the Dominican Republic itself. As corny as it is, I feel like what we did here was special and impactful. I know with all my heart this will not be my last time here. ...
... I got up a couple minutes later though to get some ice cream. The man selling it walks up and down this mountain in pants with ice cream on his head, so mad props to him and all the people who live in Brisón. I ended up getting two ice creams; one was chocolate and vanilla, the other was cake flavored? I calmed down a little, ate my lunch, and then just talked to Olivia for a little bit before it was time to go back down. Normally, GLA talks ...
... cement on the roadside in the hot sun and when we finished, we got to switch locations and go mix more cement! The cement was being used as flooring in people's houses. Apparently we charged 500 pesos which is pretty expensive for the Dominicans. Caña Dulce is an all Dominican community that was wealthy compared to the other places we've been. After lunch and some rest time, the whole group went on a tour of the neighborhood. There is ...
... br> the Jewish refugees who settled there.
Trujillo’s willingness to take in Jewish refugees shouldn’t
suggest he was some kind of benevolent despot or humanitarian. He was
apparently very racist and hoped European immigrants would helped whiten his
country, and his invitation came within years of his 1937 ordering a genocide of
Haitians in the border region, a brutal affair known as the Parsley ...
... all of us. Strong drinks, pretty
bartenders, billiards, and good music. Ultimately, we calculated at the end of
our trip that we had all been there at least once a day. We weren’t always
there at night but we always stopped in at some time during the day. We met
everyone that worked there and sometimes bought them drinks to share with us.
We had a lot of laughs as Graham practiced his Spanish with the girls. We can’t
wait to return ...