Playa Sans Souci Hotel
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I'm so tired today that I cAn barely write. After a week filled with back to back work and extra excursions, it all culminated today. Beginning last night we were all admitting to feeling like we missed home, it's comforts, and were weary, uncomfortable, tired, or maybe a bit sick from/ of some aspect of our trip. For me it was a few things. The difficulty in communicating with my family was tough. The inconvenience of the internet and desire to fully experience the trip ...
... and rest as we digest). The resting has mostly been playing cards or walking next door to la centro de dulce for snacks. On our first day there the owner invited us behind the counter, and next to the snack food I saw she was prepping a dead chicken on the top of a cardboard box!
After lunch we went back for a quick change then off to the beach, for a bonus excursion.
Sucking up that part of the culture felt so lucky. The kids were such ...
... able to 'immerse' her in the culture or fully 'engulf' her in it. Then they grabbed her by the ankles and whoosh--she was immersed!!
Otto and I had arranged for music, dancing, and cake as well. Then seņor Bro told us the traditional parts of a real quincianera, and the kids decided to enact it the next day.
I'm sure it was her most memorable ...
... explained, he has bought properties around the world in cities where he spent enough time to figure out potential opportunities for rising property values. Now he rents those properties out to vacationers and lives in them when they're empty. I was both envious and inspired by these people, reminding myself what I already knew from living and working in Thailand and Australia: we always have choices, it's just up ...
... in my
reaction. While in Barbados for our February field course, I passed this very
scene with my colleagues. They all made comments about the beauty and vigor in
the ritual. I, however, may have been the only one in the group irreverently
competitive enough to think, “I want to beat them”. It was more than just a
thought. It was a commitment. A commitment with no direct vision or plan of action.
There was no ...