Vista Catalina Golden Suites
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concrete structure dating from the 1950s that’s not pretty in the way of a
Gothic or Baroque cathedral but impressive for its uniqueness. The cathedral’s
story dates from the 1500s when an old man believed to be an apostle appeared
to heal a sick child and left behind a small image of the Virgin Mary on his
departure. Another miracle!
I had only driven a short distance from the cathedral parking
lot when I was stopped by ...
... everything in motion and then just sits back and watches it unfold. No, we serve a God who is living, active and engaged in our daily lives. A God who became man in the form of Jesus so that he would know our human struggles and challenges, hurts and weaknesses. I pray for greater faith to trust the benevolent and sovereign Father who gives good things... Not always the things I want, but always the things He knows that I need for my good and God's ...
... and had pizza, I know it isn't Dominican and it wasn't great pizza but I was craving it. In the evening had another shower, then chilled out at the hostel and had a Dominican Presidente beer whilst watching a film on my tablet in the terrace area. Felt very relaxed and cannot wait for when I start travelling at the end of ...
... Rosa batey where we talked to one of the health promoters. We could see that she did not have many resources and could only cover extremely basic needs.
It was extremely eye-opening to visit the bateys and despite all the issues, everyone was very welcoming and just like everyone I have met here, always cracking a joke and 'muy chistoso' (very funny). There is also a lot calmer atmosphere in the batey, which was quite refreshing compared to the noisy ...
... and anything in and it typically has 5 types of meat. Brilliant! I helped as much as I could to prepare the veg, then went for a swim in the river with the others. After about an hour or more the stew was ready. It was very tasty, lots of meat, plantain and squash. Then we relaxed and sat by the river enjoying the sunshine before heading back home. ...