Marco Polo Club

El Batey, Sosua, Dominican Republic | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Sosua

Our last day of service

A travel blog entry by smitherland

10

... the 70's, I don't feel old because of that. Spending this time with these younger playful and energetic people has revitalized the youth in me. I feel connected to the teachers and the kids in a way that would not have so easily happened at home.

Beyond all of that, we're here for one last day with the neighborhood kids and everyone was feeling a mix of emotions about that. Sadness, accomplishment, happiness, gratefulness for what we do have, and hope. ...

It's Thursday and nobody's salty

A travel blog entry by smitherland

4

... country is full of friendly gestures.

After dinner at the hotel, the kids enacted the quincianos ceremony. Which is basically a fake wedding ceremony to celebrate her coming of age. Kayleys fathers, Natalie and Annalore, toasted her and helped her choose her court. They danced ( her pretend husband Caleb promises he'll work on perfecting her waltz soon) and celebrated and then we spent hours preparing items for our group for the last day ...

Cumpleanos de mi hija

A travel blog entry by smitherland

4

Today Kayley turned 15, she got to celebrate her quincianos in Latin America.

It's been a hot and work filled day. No surprise there. One thing we did at camp today was paint lucky friendship rocks. We used nail polish that I brought from home, and the kids loved it, painting many for all of their new friends. They made great birthday presents as well-- K will be ...

Being still and letting go

A travel blog entry by mollohan

19

I have been noticing something about life in the Dominican Republic, if you are going to
happy here, you need to learn to how to be still and to let go. Two things that
do not seem to come natural to me but are becoming more and more appealing
every day. I have met a lot of people who were not born in the DR, but are now
calling this island 'home'. For every person, there is a story of how they came
to be here. Some ended up here by divine accident, like Jeffrey who ...

Arrive DR & Natura Cabana

A travel blog entry by daxandrew

... to 'comp' the in-flight movie, you would have thought that someone had just murdered her puppy. Nevertheless we arrived to warm, sunny views out of the plane window.

Immigration was a tricky affair. We confidently strode past the vending machine where you could purchase 'visas' as we had learnt from our previous experience and got ours in advance! At passport control we were then informed that we had completed the wrong ...

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This hotel, located on El Batey, Sosua, is near Njoy tours.
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