Sosua Bay Resort
Travel Blogs from Sosua
... hug this little girl with all her might as a final goodbye brought tears to my eyes. I cannot even put into words the pride and joy that I felt at that moment, but I'm so thankful to have witnessed it.
We walked to el camiente one last time for a fish fry. It looked like fish had come straight from the river and into the fryer, and those who had it loved it. I got a special bacon like side dish with beans and rice.
We went back to the hotel to cool off for an ...
... next car (and that's saying something). She'd negotiate a killer price with the vendors then the rest of the girls would partake in the great prices. Triple win!
One artist/vendor gave me a henna tattoo as a sample, a lovely mariposa. We ran into him afterwards at an ice cream shop and I bought him an ice cream as a thank you. The genuine thanks we both felt for the generosity the other shared held no air of condescension, or awkwardness, ...
... of their starting price.
After shopping we had dinner at the hotel, and threw a quincianos party for Kayley
The teachers insisted on giving her the maximum interpretation on the Dominican tradition of splashing water in the face of the birthday girl-- they decided to surprise her with a toss in the pool. They pulled her aside with an apology for ...
... stay in their 4 bedroom home or to show us a local place that might have a
vacancy. I sat in that service and all through the music, I cried. Of relief,
of joy at the realization that God loved me (why this was not clear, I am not
sure but I needed to feel it) and of hope that things were going to get better.
We had just moved into a place in Puerto Plata the night before that was, let's just say, a
bit sketchy. The gentleman who owned ...
After a week and a half in the country, it was time to go to the beach. It seemed a little ridiculous that we were on AN ISLAND and had yet to see the water. For about $8 round-trip, a bus goes right from Santiago to Sosua beach. The bus ride took about 2 hours (with a few stops) and when we first saw the water, we ...