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... quit gasping at the near misses. :) We had the privilege this evening of going to our project site and worshipping with the congregation we are here to serve. Phenomenal experience. We arrived a bit early for the service, so the pastor and his family gave us a walking tour of the barrio. The poverty level is astounding...so many people living in such small spaces...many one room houses...some with roofs, some without...dirt paths between the jumble of living ...
... fluctuates so much. The trainers work with them in the mornings and early afternoons, and then I travel to their apartment to give them classes in mid-afternoon.
When I first began, none of them spoke any real amount of English, with the exception of my Venezuelan students, who were quite advanced in comparison. They also were quite enthralled with the world map, as they had never really seen where their country is in relation ...
Sitting here listening to the pouring rain, and it's bright and sunny outside! Typical weather for the DR. We visited Santo Domingo over the weekend, just to catch up on some rest and relaxation. Unfortunately it wasn't that relaxing--we stayed in a hostel with big cockroaches and a manager that was a little off her game. We did get some shopping in, and I'm happy to say that for the first time in two weeks, I ate some good food :)
Friday was a rough day for ...
... People from the community came to see the dog, poked it, and then threw rocks at it to make sure it was dead. I think the dog is in a much better place now, that's for sure. OUTSIDE MY COMFORT ZONE: In my service I have seen the difficulties of a third world country, but last night I was really faced with it up close and personal. One of my Haitian friends, Tigados, came to visit me and proceeded to tell me that he needed help building a house for him ...
... this smaller session. He then invited me (just me - my Consuelo members went into the big room and I was now alone!) to join this special session, which was about the different aspects of youth, and the importance of youth and Rotary International. I was honoured to be asked to join in on this, as it clearly was not meant for everyone. When the session began, my fear was realized...I had to talk AGAIN in Spanish - in front of ...
Other places to stay in Boca Chica
Calle Duate 74 , Boca Chica | Hotelfrom $49
27 Abraham Nunez, Boca Chica | Hotel
- It's all about the people
- Hotel Zapata is excellent and the Zapata family makes sure personally.
- Be careful
Calle Sanchez, 9, Boca Chica | Hotelfrom $43
Duarte 17, Boca Chica | Hotelfrom $57
Calle # 8 Dominguez, Boca Chica | Hotelfrom $28
Caracol Esq 20, Boca Chica | Hotelfrom $54
Arismendy Valenzuela No. 2, Boca Chica | Hotelfrom $38
Calle 20 Deciembre n 2, Boca Chica | Hotelfrom $59