Matum Hotel & Casino
Travel Blogs from Santiago
... on my sandwich! Avocado is currently in season and served with meals frequently. The avocados here are HUGE, the pits are as big as the whole avocado in the US!
SquareOne- Our favorite place to hangout is a casual restaurant across from the University called SquareOne (Where I am currently writing this post). It's great for doing homework (or blog posts...) and has the best ...
... the children ended up being very happy and filled with energy! They were ecstatic and thrilled to teach us games they played here in the Dominican Republic and even willing to learn games we play in the United States.
Even though it is unfournate that they were orphans, I left feeling good that they were joyful children and had a wonderful place to stay and wonderful people who take care of them daily. As I think about ...
... children for a little while, we gathered everyone together—children and adults alike—and for the next half hour or so, we were given the honor of sharing with them through singing, testimonies (Lydia, Emily, Alexis), and a clear Gospel presentation (Richard). Joy filled our hearts as we watched the people hang on to every word, and multiple people professed a brand new belief in Christ as Lord and Savior. We also had the opportunity to provide ...
... an introduction to our second schedule change, again courtesy of the holiday. When we arrived at the orphanage, we discovered that the administrative staff had the day off, and with no admin staff available to approve our mural design, we were not allowed to get started on our planned project.
Where there are sudden changes though, there are often hidden blessings. Putting the mural project on hold ...
... coconut bread, and ginger beer as snacks. The coconut bread was delicious!
Later in the afternoon after lunch we took a boat tour to "Los Haitises", which is a national park. The park was 40 min across the bay and there were these beautiful pieces of huge rocks made out of lime stone. We got to see the "Key of the Birds", which is where we saw all types of birds (pelicans) that only live in that specific area. We also got to go inside the caves of "San Gabriel" and ...
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