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... disgusting. I disinfected mine, but it still grossed me out. After we looked at all the fish up close, we had the opportunity to jump off the boat! I got some cool videos of that. I got sort of sunburnt, so a nice shower back at home base felt good after a busy day. Everyone got all dressed up, we ate dinner, then listened to a talk about how we can go further with GLA, 7 elements and the Dominican Republic. Lots of pictures were ...
... I bought some Gatorade just in case I got a little thirsty on the hike. Boy did I not know what was about to come. The first mile or so of the hike wasn't bad at all. It was basically flat and only had about two 100 foot steep inclines. Keep in mind, these inclined paths are not paved and the ground is mostly sand and large rocks that sit on the sand. After a mildly difficult first hour, I was informed we almost were at the halfway point. I was ...
... Again, lots of people trying to sell their bracelets but I just had to say I had no money because it was getting ridiculous. I've got plenty of friendship bracelet now. After Cabarete, we got back to home base to some nice cold showers and dinner. After dinner we did the 4 colors personality test. I tied for orange and green and then we got to talk to all the people that got the same color as us. I went to orange but after reading the description of an orange person, maybe ...
... because I do it.
Yes, I may be willing to share my proverbial 'markers', the things in my life that I don't ascribe a whole lot of worth to. But when it comes to those things that I value, my tendency is often to hold tight, even if I may have more than I need at the time. This fact became crystal clear to me the other night. The kids and I had gone back to visit Michelle and Amanda, the
two long term volunteers who we roomed with during our first week of ...
... loose term) us in a golf cart after we were eating. He took us to the time share type office where another Juan Carlos (not really his name, either) tried getting us to upgrade to VIP status. We flat out told him it wasn't going to happen and he pretty much gave up on us right away. Score - bring on the sun.
Lunch was also at The Pearl, and I discovered some rice and ...