Hotel Conde de Penalba
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... here. His grave had an inscription saying the year 1507 I think. It was actually a pretty amazing site. It was like a big monument. In the center was the coffin or sarcophagi type thing that was about 4 feet off the ground and then there was a hall that was about 500 feet long with chambers that had the history of different countries around the world. I took a short rest at the hotel an walked ...
... and have more power. The younger boys have more enthusiasum so I wanted to keep working with them on something that only they could be invited to (science course) while I figured out the baseball stuff.
*Organizing for a group of 21 to come in June to do a basketball in a community nearby
*Applying to take 2 boys from my community to a 5-day Peace Corps boys' camp at the end of June. The same camp I took 2 boys to last ...
... We went 1st, talked about Guazumita, and answered questions in Spanish. Every time I saw him I thanked him for coming with me to do the presentation because I knew he didn't like presenting in front of people.
CAME HOME TO NO WATER: I came back to Guazumita Feb. 5th to find out the pump for water broke. I realized how much I love living right by the river. Everyday people were bathing and washing clothes/dishes in the ...
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 1800hrs 19.01.2011
This marks my first trip since beginning my new life. December 7, Pearl Harbor Day, was my final day working in the corporate cage. Abandoning my beach apartment and all of its contents I became a gypsy overnight. A dear friend allowed me to borrow some time until my upcoming Africa voyage and stay in their lovely house (January/February Thanks Brooke and Kyle!).
But waiting for another ...
I don't even know where to begin! I'll try to hit the highlights before anyone gets too bored (you-reading, me-writing). An interesting fact, it's about 10 at night and a torrential downpour just started. It really quiets the place down (no joke, I'll get to this later). Sounds like it's dying down now... I guess that's what you get living on an island!
Ok. Now to try to describe this place. I'll start with the lows and end with the highs- so we can all leave this on ...