Hotel Villa Italia

Av. Independencia No. 1107, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic | Hotel
 

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Chapter One - Santo Domingo - Day 1

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... and claims us for his own. A tremendous argument erupts. They finally agree to split the commission from the restaurant between them.

Our warring touts are left outside and we hope for serenity within the attractive patio, its walls covered in ivy with a view of ancient church towers above. Seated beside us is a group of Dominican expats conversing in English. At the head of the table is a colossus, with a colossal ...

Last Blog before STL!

A travel blog entry by angela_smith

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... don't want to be a doctor, am scared of needles, and had never seen a surgery...so I sucked it up and said I could. Thursday morning 1 got operated on. I stood on a stool, looked for 5 seconds, looked away for 5 seconds, looked for 5 seconds, and it was ok. Thursday afternoon the other boy got operated on...and I did the same thing: look, look away, look. I felt how worried 1 of the mothers was after her sons surgery. Since he was the ...

Whales, mom, independence day...

A travel blog entry by viajerisima

... name it.... It's actually quite annoying. I've gotten pretty good at shooing them away, as I'm no longer a naive tourist- but this lady was good. I had mass friends with one of the security guards at the resort, and while we were talking, she came up and mentioned that I should go get them some pizza... Very against the rules I'm sure... I obliged, but while I was gone, she started a "promotion" on my mother- this was one of the few English words she knew... I ...

Peace Corps 50th Anniversary

A travel blog entry by angela_smith

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... not merely to serve 1 year or 2 years in the service, but on your willingness to contribute part of your life to this country, I think will depend the answer whether a free society can compete. I think it can. And I think Americans are willing to contribute. But the effort must be far greater than we've ever made in the past.
Therefore, I am delighted to come to Michigan, this university, because unless we have those resources ...

So it begins...

A travel blog entry by angela_smith

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... We turned in papers and my recruiter, had been promoted was there, and also recognized me. There are 59 in our group, and 25 of us are YFCD. Youth, family, and community development.

DR: Thursday, August 19th retreat site Santo Domingo
We landed and were met by another group of volunteers currently serving. We loaded into the vans and were taken to a 1 night retreat before we met our host families. 1 of ...

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This hotel, located in the Tropical area of Santo Domingo, is near Alcazar de Colon.
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