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Hey mis queridos. Haben jetzt die Hälfte unseres Trips um und schon einiges gesehen. Vor allem waren wir an den einsamen Stränden im Nordosten der Halbinsel: Playa Frontón, Playa Rincón etc. War echt atemberaubend und schön verlassen und einsam. Am ersten Tag in Las Galeras haben wir einen Italiener kennengelernt. Er lebt dort und ihm ist wohl ziemlich langweilig und er weiß nicht so recht was er mit seinem ganzen ...
Monday 14th November 2011
Grand Turk to Dominican Republic
Woke up at the crack of dawn and headed for the stretching class which was a bit of a shock to the system. Haven't stretched seriously for a good few years so am creaking, plenty of yoga looking bods about much better then me so need some practice for sure. Stayed for the body conditioning which was entertaining. The instructor said pick weights that ...
... med mye godt!
Strendene rundt er i verdensklasse, og vi besøkte blant annet Playa Bonita, nydelig! -som bildene viser. Denne delen av øya innehar også verdens tetteste konsentrasjon av palmetrær, og det stemmer! De er overalt, til og med palmeskog oppe i fjellom, merkelig og fint. Klar sammenheng med at en av de største eksportvarene for den Dominikanske Republikk ikke bare er bananer og sigarer, men også nettopp kokosnøtter ...
... 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