Travel Blogs from Las Terrenas
... Tina kindly pointed out she could see my scalp now my hair was thinning and I would put suncream on it, great, yet another reminder of middle age!
We had a nice sail away then decided to watch a film and in the cinema area saw water for
elephants which was good but we got to dinner late as it was closing so got the dregs of the buffet. We swapped out our film for a new one but fell asleep watching it. Still ...
... of Catan and I
arrived just as they were making ready to begin a game! They paired me with
Carl who had never played before and over the course of perhaps a couple
hours while we played I tutored him. Carl was a quick study and I think we
made a good team even though we didn't win. It didn't matter to me, I was
just drunk on the good vibe thrilled to be part of the group.
I was there for hours just playing settlers, and then ...
... at which point he proceeded to run out
into the middle of the highway to stop an oncoming minivan bus. I grabbed
my bag and hustled out after him, dodging traffic as I went. To my
surprise, as I approach the van a hand jutted out the window in the
familiar finger-wag gesture that means "no" and a voice said "NO GRINGOS!"
Then the door rolled open to reveal a grinning Jose (fellow volunteer and
... park and apparently it has a coastline to die for. all kinds of backwaters to explore and paths through the jungle to walk on. in the middle is a place that sells delicious food for 100 pesos a plate, approximately $3.50 USD.
This is the kind of place you want to get stuck. too bad
Tomorrow we go to Los Haitises and the adventure ...
Jarabacoa is a beautiful place, I absoultely love it here!
So after our first meeting here, we had everyone over to the house for some mojiots! and a few of the brothers and sisters were putting on a play so they rehearsed it at our place. It was so funny to watch. It was about a brother Danny and his adventure to Republica Dominicana. Then that weekend there was an 80's party! We all got dressed up ...