Occidental El Embajador
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... historic core since some streets and
squares have a very museum like look of complete perfection with freshly
painted facades and buried power lines, while other parts are literal works in
progress with streets dug up to bury power lines and be repaved with more
atmospheric pavers and lots of work going to prettify the elevations to make it
look like the prefect colonial town cruise ship passengers want to see.
... the A&E. I am relishing the responsibility and am getting a little taste of what 2014 will be like.
tomorrow I am headin up to celebrate the 4th of July in Samana with the whole of the Peace Corps which I am very excited about. The place looks incredible and am looking forward to having a night out and not having a speak Spanish.
I have also found a new place for ...
... in the forthcoming elections, Hipolito Mejia, or “Papá” as he is known locally.
We don’t feel like walking back to the hotel, so we find a taxi parked at the side of the plaza. We are quoted RD$ 200.00 (about US$ 5.00).
“Too much!” asserts Margarita.
The taxi driver grudgingly accepts RD$ 150 (US$ 4). Peruvians!
My companions decide to make a night of it ...
... A batey is the least developed type of community in the Dominican Republic. It consists of about 150 houses and 600 people. There is a community center, a school that goes up to 6th grade, and an open field to play baseball. The majority of the houses are wood with zinc roofs or wood shacks. The main street outside of Guasumita is unpaved as well as the streets within Guasumita.
Everyone is ...
... room with 4 single beds and a bathroom. It was sort of awkward because we walked in on this guy getting a massage. We quickly opened the wrought iron doorand pushed back the Asian style partition back to reveal our room. There were exactly 7 beds in this room with two being part of a bunk. I took one of the singles and unpacked my stuff. I grabbed my important things - camera, wallet and cell phone - and then we set out to walk around and check out the local markets! Before we ...