Occidental El Embajador
Travel Blogs from Santo Domingo
Today I visited Park of Three Eyes of Water. It is an interconnected system of caves located near Santo Domingo. It is very old about 500 thousand years old. Clearly it was a major tourist attraction, because I went in with a group of 60, and that was the smallest group of the day. After I left Park of Three Eyes of Water I went to the beach were I rented a wind surfboard. it was a ...
... in a tiny house. For the 4 hours I sat in front of his house in shock with everyone I kept remembering the 1 night I got to take with him for more than 5 minutes. He was sitting in front of a colmado in Guasumita with my host mom and a few other people. I walked up and decided to stay for a bit. He said he was going to walk to his house and my host mom told me to go with him and help him. It was night/dark outside and the road isn’t paved ...
produced a video with interviews of three female RPCVs (Returned Peace
Corps Volunteers) who were victims of rape during their time in the Peace
Corps. As the women on the screen emotionally recounted their respective
ordeals, I glanced around with mounting discomfort, trying to determine
what response was expected of me. Moments later my suspicion was confirmed
that sincerity was out of the ...
... with the pizza, and Lori was hook-line-and sinker. She paid $6 (I wouldn't stand for the $10 the lady wanted to charge) and got a pretty sweet manicure. Our business-minded manicure lady then continued to use my mom as a model to entice the 3 European ladies next to us. I was proud of her entrepreneurial savvy. We finally tore ourselves away from the beach to make the journey to santo Domingo- I say journey because we did it via guagua, which is even more fun ...
UPDATE: The game has been rescheduled for this Sunday at 9am in Guasumita.
-For anyone that's keeping track of what animals wander around in Guasumita you can add cows to that list. I have no idea where they came from but they started showing up a few weeks ago.
-If you're still searching for Guasumita on a map you probably won't find it, because no one knows how to spell it. On any paper I have been given ...
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