Orquidea Sosa

Av. George Washington #101, Santo Domingo, 1001-101, Dominican Republic | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santo Domingo

Chapter One - Santo Domingo - Day 1

A travel blog entry by mmbcross on May 09, 2012

2 comments, 26 photos

... at Parque Colon, we enter the Cathedral of Santo Domingo , or at least attempt to. Cecelia is rejected by the guard. Her shorts are too short for the likes of the Good Lord. She’s obliged to hire a wrap from a shrewd entrepreneur positioned beside the door and is only then permitted entry into the sacred precinct.

The church was built in 1512, the very first Christian cathedral to be built in the New World. It’s ...

INCREDIBLY important blog

A travel blog entry by angela_smith on Sep 25, 2011

1 comment

Building a Library in Guasumita: From Scratch
-https://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?s hell=donate.contribute.projDetail&p rojdesc=517-467
-If you want to see pictures of my community. Check my facebook.

3 Things You Need To Know:
1. I am asking for (in this Peace Corps grant) for about 5,000 American dollars to build a library. I don´t get any of that money until it has all been donated, ...

Whales, mom, independence day...

A travel blog entry by viajerisima on Mar 03, 2011

... name it.... It's actually quite annoying. I've gotten pretty good at shooing them away, as I'm no longer a naive tourist- but this lady was good. I had mass friends with one of the security guards at the resort, and while we were talking, she came up and mentioned that I should go get them some pizza... Very against the rules I'm sure... I obliged, but while I was gone, she started a "promotion" on my mother- this was one of the few English words she knew... I ...

Peace Corps 50th Anniversary

A travel blog entry by angela_smith on Jan 07, 2011

2 comments

... state committeewoman and UAW official whose daughter attended U-M, got word to Ted Sorensen about what Kennedy and Bowled had wrought in Ann Arbor. Sorensen told Kennedy.
On Nov 2, in a major address at the Cow Palace in San Fran, Kennedy formally proposed "a peace corps of talented young men and women, willing and able to serve their country...for 3 years as an alternative or as a supplement to peacetime selective service." ...

So it begins...

A travel blog entry by angela_smith on Aug 22, 2010

7 comments, 13 photos

... We turned in papers and my recruiter, had been promoted was there, and also recognized me. There are 59 in our group, and 25 of us are YFCD. Youth, family, and community development.

DR: Thursday, August 19th retreat site Santo Domingo
We landed and were met by another group of volunteers currently serving. We loaded into the vans and were taken to a 1 night retreat before we met our host families. 1 of ...

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This hotel, located in the Ciudad Universitaria area of Santo Domingo, is near Alcazar de Colon.
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