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We have officially made it to the DR! We found our rooms! Are a yummy dinner, and are preparing for tomorrow! Our drive from the airport was dark, but the road paralleled the water. I can't wait to see it in the light! We have wifi in the hotel (still can't believe this is such a nice hotel!) I am being spoiled this trip! First day at the hospital tomorrow! Meeting everyone and getting a lay of the land! Can't wait to get started! Good night everyone! Traveling done for now... ...
... font-size: 14px; line-height: 19.600000381469727px;">We met a girl from Texas, who is now living in Philly, Her name is Alix. And a guy from Estonia who was in DR for a month up north Kite Surfing. His name is Tarvo. And another guy from Chile (I think.. maybe it was Argentina) who I would find out later was an excellent dancer! His name was Daniel. There were also 2 people from Germany (I forget their names :-/) and another girl from Argentina named Maria.
... less eventful than last year's ride.
4:15pm: Once we arrive in Santiago, we stop off for supper at a local pizza hut. Pepperoni (and cheese) pizza and grape fanta with real sugar definitely hit the spot after a long day of travel.
5:30pm: The buses roll in to Hotel Platino, the home-away-from-home for a few of the girls. The rest of the group heads on over to Denny's house, where they will be bunking.
... from Santo Domingo-the capital-that live in rooms at the field in Yamasa), which I'm told these games have been their 1st time playing with that big of a team. Now we're trying to schedule games for when scouts come out to Yamasa.
*Favorite Project: Having connected my girls' volleyball team with 2 young trainers from Yamasa that come every Saturday to give practice. They have even picked a few of my girls to go play on ...
... immigrants whose native language is Creole. Since I'm pretty sure everyone in my batey is of Haitian descent all of them speak Spanish and Creole. Basically since I need to be them I need to learn how to speak Creole as well.
-June 3rd-5th: Dominican-Haitain Relations Conference. A conference put on by Peace Corps to help the discrimination line between Dominicans and Haitains disappear. To be Haitian has a negative connotation and in every aspect of life ...