Kite Beach Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cabarete
... I'm not used to. As a group all 90 of us walked up and down the neighborhood street making as much noise as possible. Banging on plastic bottles, screaming and cheering for our groups, los torros, las tigers, y los lions. When we made it back to the school we had cake, and Francesca came up and used her English Spanish mix to ask me to find the markers so that we could sign each others shirts. That girl is a natural born leader, and I love thinking about what she'd be up to ...
... and rest as we digest). The resting has mostly been playing cards or walking next door to la centro de dulce for snacks. On our first day there the owner invited us behind the counter, and next to the snack food I saw she was prepping a dead chicken on the top of a cardboard box!
After lunch we went back for a quick change then off to the beach, for a bonus excursion.
Sucking up that part of the culture felt so lucky. The kids were such ...
... populate an entire rock village when we get home.
Joel, my 10 year old friend, noticed right away that I was wearing a Detroit Tigers hat today. He loves baseball and is a really very incredibly skilled player, as many of the kids are. He was having a tough day and I put my hat on his head. He smiled and perked right up after that. I'm hoping it's okay to let ...
... the hombres how to really play euchre, and the kids were ready for bed by 9.
Tomorrow we will paint a school building, set up camp, and go on a jungle tour. (Deet, you and I will become best buds!)
The kids I am traveling with are wonderful, and I'm looking forward to getting to know them all better this week. My favorite one walked with me on the beach for a while ;-) ...
... br> I was planning on going next week, but I am so glad we went today! It was so awesome because the fourth and only remaining sister, Dede! She is 86 years old and we had no idea she would be there!
While we were driving up to Salcedo, it started raining. It was still raining by the time we got to Salcedo. When we arrived into the town of Salcedo, Leah told us to look out because there were Butterflies everywhere! She wasn't kidding! There was a mural ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet