Hotel El Colibri
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... found out the day before that we would be having it for lunch. After pizza at the lazy dog, we got back on the bus and headed 15 minutes down the road to Sosua. In Sosua, I went souvenir shopping at the market and then jumped in the crystal clear water with all my friends. For some reason, the Sosua beach side looks a lot like Greece. That was an observation many people made, even Olivia, who was in Greece earlier this summer. The water ...
... to the end of the home base driveway to this little shack that says "hair and nail center." I stood in line to get my cornrows and nails done. My nails are literally so cool. They are blue with flowers on every nail, and it only cost me 1 American dollar! I can't believe how expensive things in the U.S. are now that I've been here for over a week. You can get water here for 10 pesos (20 American cents) and getting your hair and nails done is a 3 dollar ...
... 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> which as many as 15,000 Haitians were hacked to death with machetes. The action
got its name because the troops held up a sprig of parsley (persil in Spanish)
and determined whether or not to kill a person based on how he or she
pronounced the word. French-speaking Haitians could not make the rolling-R
sound the way Spanish-speaking Dominicans would be able to.
“He may be a *******, but he’s ...
... bring a smile to their faces as we walk in and shout
“Sa-*******-lud!” (salud translates to cheers).
Probably my favorite part of the trip was our adventure to
27 Charcos. A natural series of pools and waterfalls that create high jumps,
smooth rock slides, and beautiful formations. We took a cab from our hotel
about an hour away to the spot. They set us up with a life jacket, a helmet,
and two guides to lead us up the one hour ...