Hotel La Casona Dorada & Restaurant
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... flights. Literally, out of the 20 or so people I tried, no one in the staff of the airport spoke English or knew of an English speaking person. I didn't feel like risking theft by walking around the city with my pack on so I went to the airport bar instead for my usual (Johnny Walker Black on the rocks). I met two cool bartenders who were very nice and spoke to me in Spanish for 3 1/2 hours. Neither of them spoke a word of English but I ...
... at Parque Colon, we enter the Cathedral of Santo Domingo , or at least attempt to. Cecelia is rejected by the guard. Her shorts are too short for the likes of the Good Lord. She’s obliged to hire a wrap from a shrewd entrepreneur positioned beside the door and is only then permitted entry into the sacred precinct.
The church was built in 1512, the very first Christian cathedral to be built in the New World. It’s ...
... a full time trainer and would rather plan the tournament. It would be for the 13-15 year olds, so the older team wouldn't benefit from it since they were not being good youth anymore.
Mother Visit! (October 2011)
She came to visit and take a Spanish class. We hung out on the weekends and for my birthday.
House (November 2011)
Remember in some blog I talked about possibly having to change houses? Yep, it's ...
... at my house, my Dona went all out with the food- la bandera (rice, beans, meat-her awesome chicken with a special sauce), salad, fresh watermelon juice, arrepitas de yuca (no clue what this would be in English, but yuca is a potato-like vegetable, which is ground up, flavored with anis, then baked- really yummy) AND "orange sweet" for dessert. Wow that seem like even more when you write it out... It was really nice though because my mom got to meet/ "talk" ...
... said the pump could be fixed anytime, but sometimes it took 3 months. Now my time is spent with everyone taking trips to the river or walking 5 minutes to milk cows. There's no reason for me to learn how to milk cows, but it gives me some chill time.
*News: water was fixed yesterday
HOME: I'm almost living in my own house! I was told by the owners of the hosue I want they would put the floor in January; there's still ...