Natura Cabana Boutique Hotel & SPA
Travel Blogs from Cabarete
Our day started a little early, still what do you expect when you go to bed a 8.30? Pleasingly the rain has stopped and was replaced by sunshine breaking through the beautiful palm trees outside our cabana. The 2 hour wait for breakfast was spent planning our first day, surfing numerous websites to find the best weather report and slagging off …
We arrived at Newark airport in good time and proceeded through a complicated check-in and then has to deposit our bags in, what can very literally be described as 'bag drop'. We, worryingly, said good-bye to our bag and enjoyed a, relatively, event-free flight. However, I do think that the female flight attendant had attended the customer service …
... when they do not answer that, I feel a bit put
out. Work is stressful because so much is expected to be done immediately. With
phones, texting, email, internet, and quite a few ways to deliver a piece of mail,
we tend to feel that we should not have to wait long for anything.
Being here has taught us to be patient. Waiting is not such a bad thing when you know that no
one is really expecting anything to happen too fast. As strange as it may
... to watch a movie. That, 'if only I were older' feeling, But mine was, 'if only I were braver'.
I paddled to the reef and my wonderful mother offered to come with me to tie up my board. My mom helped me by telling me I was going to be fine and that as long as I stayed calm nothing would happen. So slowly we swam closer to the reef. As we got closer the more fish appeared. I was feeling the way a person with arachnophobia feels when they see a spider. ...
... Not sure why I assumed this, but they were.
Their names are Mike and Toni and they work as travel specialists here in the DR. However, I
can tell you that at that moment, they were on God's errand, because they
allowed God to use them as lights in our very dark world. Within the 5 minute
drive to the church, they made us feel welcome and no longer alone. They told
us about serving opportunities in the area and they invited us to either ...