Hotel La Casona Dorada & Restaurant
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... close to the ocean. The first pocket of water was a beautiful blue colour, and the water was completely still, allowing us to see the rock formations at the bottom. The ceiling was full of stalagmites, and there was even a little cave tucked into the rock, which would have been a perfect home for bats (though, much to the delight of many, we did not witness). The second pocket of water was, at one point, the spot where mothers and their children would ...
... think 4AM?) and we wanted to do things the next day. We were all a bit giggley and Steven scared me at one point cause he was creeping in the dark and I couldn't see him. It was a fun time though.
The next day I woke up around 7:30 to shower and get ready because Steven, Stephanie, and I wanted to go to see these caves called Tres Ojos. Tarvo had decided he would come for the journey as well. After I showered (in the almost coldest shower in the ...
... customs and immigration is painless, with the exception of the US$ 10.00 tourist entry fee. The inspector looks at Miryam, Cecilia and Margarita quizzically.
"Why aren't you using your Peruvian passports?"
The three look a little nervous. Is using their U.S. passports going to be a problem? Has the DR got something against Peruvians?
"Peruvians don't need to pay the US$ 10.00 entry fee." They are ...
... 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 ...
... things ive ever done. They can weigh up to 40 tons.... Pretty crazy. From there, we took the boat straight to an island, where we hung out, played volleyball, ate lunch, for several hours before returning to the resort. That night, we had a nice relaxing bonfire, and the workers put on a really cool show- like a traditional tribal music/dance, I'm so jealous of their natural rhythm! Again, a lot of fun. Sunday, we went to do some good for the environment ...