Hotel Villa Taina
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- Swimming pool
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... there was a bonfire but nobody went near it because it's just so hot here already. I talked with my friends until midnight, then packed and slept. All really good times with these people. I will never be able to forget my new friends, the people of the Dominican Republic, or the Dominican Republic itself. As corny as it is, I feel like what we did here was special and impactful. I know with all my heart this will not be my last time here. ...
... I got up a couple minutes later though to get some ice cream. The man selling it walks up and down this mountain in pants with ice cream on his head, so mad props to him and all the people who live in Brisón. I ended up getting two ice creams; one was chocolate and vanilla, the other was cake flavored? I calmed down a little, ate my lunch, and then just talked to Olivia for a little bit before it was time to go back down. Normally, GLA talks ...
... really funny. We also made the mentors group together and do one! After leadership it was that time of the day again. Georgio's talk was a little more interactive tonight, but still very, very tiring and somewhat unpleasant. I got his email though because I'm going to use some of his PowerPoints as inspiration when writing my college essay. I miss America so much I started making a list of all the things I'm going to buy and eat when I get home! ...
... hanging around Kite Beach Hotel and Rick took me to all the local beaches and spots in Cabarete, as well as the hills behind it where his friend Franklin lives. The area back there was lush and tropical and we hiked down to the river that ran past it for a swim. The current was quite strong, just like the rivers in Ecuador, and the river bed was lined with incredibly green trees and dense foliage. It ...
... br> out how many of each is left if you really want to win.
The first night of the home-stay was a little rough. The shallow
river bath we took only seemed to add to the sweat induced by heat and heavy humidity.
There was little to do beyond reading and chatting with the local teen boys,
always present in numbers, many of whom quickly developed love interests in the
four American female volunteers visiting.
Desperate for ...