The Palace at Playa Grande
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews The Palace at Playa Grande Rio San Juan
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... headed to the public school to spend 3 hours painting classrooms. It was hot and exhausting, and tricky to do without water or rags. Once again, however, the kids stepped up with such eagerness, and worked till it was done.
Exhausted, we returned for a simple dinner and a quiet evening. I think I played hearts-- yes, with Adonis. Teaching a new game with lots of rules in another language seemed like 'doing the most' but seņor was able to explain it and we played till lights ...
... 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 ...
... for a sport, and she brought out my competitive and silly side all at once.
Joel, also 10, is an instigator. He's extremely athletic, seeing this kid play baseball is jaw dropping, and quite smart in a too cool for school sort of way.
Charlina is attentive and attractive. She learned how to make friendship bracelets in 10 minutes, and then proceeded to teach me.
Alex, Junior, Otto, Raudy are all natural born ...
It is very late but I wanted to update everyone a bit on our trip. It has been an amazing two days. Yesterday, we worked from 8:30 to 6 pm, painting the windows and bars throughout the upstairs of the church in El Factor. This was very time consuming because we had to clean every bar, paint them with a red anti rust paint and then go back over everything with multiple coats of white paint. We also painting all ...