Hotel El Colibri
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... recommended by my guidebook. The place was actually more like a bed and breakfast with about 12 rooms in a large converted mansion behind the owner’s home. The hosts spoke English quite well and the price was right at about $25/night including a good breakfast. Oh, and they have a very adorable French bulldog and some cats to keep you company in the big entrance hall and dining area.
As far as I can tell, there was only one other guest that night, a Dutch man I met ...
... 8221; That’s a presidential
quote I’ve heard referred to many times over the years as an explanation for
American support for brutal dictatorships around the world. For some reason I
thought the quote was Lyndon Johnson’s and had something to do with the Vietnam
War, but I recently learned those were actually Franklin D. Roosevelt’s words
and the ******* he was referring to was Rafael Trujillo.
... and we hate to not only feel as if we are letting her down, but this also means we won't get the chance for a last goodbye. However, I know that God's plan is best and so I realized that I could still use this time to share a bit about Project Esperanza and what we did there, and in that way, hopefully still contribute in a small way.
Project Esperanza, like so many of the organizations that we have visited, was started because one or two people came to the DR ...
... br> Our theory is that this was already too late to catch anything since it was
reaching 75 degrees this early in the morning. But with high hopes, we bought
some sandwiches and some beer and headed out to the deeper waters. Nothing too
exciting to mention except for the 300lb whopper we caught just as we were
about to turn back to shore. Check out the picture below.
Our last night on the island, each of us dispersed to find
the one meal we ...
... faces scanning passports and collecting paperwork. Once we got onto our bus, we were able to really appreciate our surroundings. We had stopped at 2 resorts before our own to drop people off so it was a great opportunity to see the city. We arrived at the resort after dark and I was immediately taken back by the beauty of seeing everything lit up. Don't know why it's taken me so long to venture into the world!!!
Many a ...