Victorian House Boutique Hotel
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... there was a bonfire but nobody went near it because it's just so hot here already. I talked with my friends until midnight, then packed and slept. All really good times with these people. I will never be able to forget my new friends, the people of the Dominican Republic, or the Dominican Republic itself. As corny as it is, I feel like what we did here was special and impactful. I know with all my heart this will not be my last time here. ...
... I got up a couple minutes later though to get some ice cream. The man selling it walks up and down this mountain in pants with ice cream on his head, so mad props to him and all the people who live in Brisón. I ended up getting two ice creams; one was chocolate and vanilla, the other was cake flavored? I calmed down a little, ate my lunch, and then just talked to Olivia for a little bit before it was time to go back down. Normally, GLA talks ...
... cement on the roadside in the hot sun and when we finished, we got to switch locations and go mix more cement! The cement was being used as flooring in people's houses. Apparently we charged 500 pesos which is pretty expensive for the Dominicans. Caña Dulce is an all Dominican community that was wealthy compared to the other places we've been. After lunch and some rest time, the whole group went on a tour of the neighborhood. There is ...
... a four year old who suffers
with a very weak immune system and run a program that feeds between 200-400
children three times a week.
It seems that different things attract different people, but almost unanimously, they have
said that they were attracted by the slower pace of life. At first glance, the
pace doesn't seem all that much slower. In fact, as your zipping in and out of
traffic, feeling a bit like you are in some video game come to life, ...
... bed to ourselves) complete with mosquito nets!
There are fans and knobs to turn on the fans like in Ghana - so its a nice feeling overall to be here and have some familiarity as well though its a new place!
They made us dinner - atsara, bread and lasagna - all local ingredients!
Water is plentiful and filtered and safe!
Now I am exhausted - hopefully upload some pics tomorrow!
Glad I'll have internet regularly!