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... 3 Canadians and one American were joined by the pastor's wife Rosa and his three sons Chris, Jeremy and Roderick. We had a great time splashing around in the water, building sandcastle and covering each other in sand an making each other into serinas (mermaids). We also enjoyed some refreshing Pineapple drinks as we soaked up the sun.
On Sunday we went to church at TEARS School. Even though ...
Spent the morning at the Centro Leon Museum in Santiago.
The three exhibits focused on the anthropological aspects of the Dominican culture, some of the country's art, as well as a photography exhibit by the acclaimed Dominican photographer, Apeco.
Here are some pictures we ...
... and always willing to offer a "Hola" as you pass by. The people in the markets were also kind, informative and not pushy.
We have also gotten to know our guides and learn more Spanish from them. It's encouraging to see their heart for the TEARS Ministry and how they enjoy serving. I look forward to hearing more of their stories.
So far the Dominican has been full of colourful surprises and facinating history.
Until next time
... And my hand tightens around the markers. Finally the carro comes and I hand the kid some
pesos and drive away with our pizza. The sad part, I gave him the pesos not so
he could go get something to eat, I gave him the pesos so my conscience would
shut up while I ate my cold pizza! The worst kind of pizza there is.
On a side note, I ended up eating my slices on the drive and then on the walk home, I gave my
crust to a hungry dog I met along the way. His ...
... and bridget aka Wendy) waving at us, they were supposed to have left at 0600 but obviously hadn’t, we moored alongside and there was a cruiser coffee session on with 6 boats onboard (12 people) we all left 3 hours later and reanchored as 2 boats who had arrived said the waves in the channel were horrendous and they had had a very lumpy journey, we decided to recover and had another chill day, even missing the party ashore to give our livers a break.