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Travel Blogs from Cabarete
... 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 ...
... that and other important teenage vernacular from Aline and his other instructors (#swag, #tagsforlikes, #myB (that may be from the early 90's), #r/t (he doesn't actually understand that one yet))
The heat is quite grueling to us ('you gringos sure drink a lot of water' was over heard), but there's rarely a complaint even while working.
We've been outside or in open air classrooms from 9-3 each day ( with a 2 hour break to walk ...
... it as a lucky hat.
After our day with the kids we had a quick dip in the pool and delivered our donations and supplies to Dream.
Otto took us shopping for souvenirs-- that was interesting. The kids had been taught about bartering and some were anxious to try their skills. Many were very good. I thought I was impressive for buying handmade wooden spoons for ...
... lifestyle that I want. It was very refreshing to experience so many different perspectives and sources of motivation, especially after a year and a half of living in the Bay Area with no international travel. Unfortunately, coming back felt like I was flying into a black hole - I was a bit resistant! But it was a great trigger for me to reprioritize my lifestyle choices and make some changes toward a better future.
... Pressure. Unneeded pressure to live up to someone else's standards. On a individual level, it is pressure to live up to someone else's measure of success. On a global level, it is pressure to adhere to another people's standard of development. The world is changing in some really amazing ways. Globally, approaches to development have looked at families, communities and nations individually. My new challenge will be to look at my work and myself as an individual situation, without ...
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- Swimming pool