Beach Palace Cabarete
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... I'm not used to. As a group all 90 of us walked up and down the neighborhood street making as much noise as possible. Banging on plastic bottles, screaming and cheering for our groups, los torros, las tigers, y los lions. When we made it back to the school we had cake, and Francesca came up and used her English Spanish mix to ask me to find the markers so that we could sign each others shirts. That girl is a natural born leader, and I love thinking about what she'd be up to ...
... country is full of friendly gestures.
After dinner at the hotel, the kids enacted the quincianos ceremony. Which is basically a fake wedding ceremony to celebrate her coming of age. Kayleys fathers, Natalie and Annalore, toasted her and helped her choose her court. They danced ( her pretend husband Caleb promises he'll work on perfecting her waltz soon) and celebrated and then we spent hours preparing items for our group for the last day ...
... of their starting price.
After shopping we had dinner at the hotel, and threw a quincianos party for Kayley
The teachers insisted on giving her the maximum interpretation on the Dominican tradition of splashing water in the face of the birthday girl-- they decided to surprise her with a toss in the pool. They pulled her aside with an apology for ...
... After Friday's workouts, I discovered my shoulders didn't actually come up off the board - they pretty much refuse to participate in any activity. Probably not going to bode well in the water.... But, off to the water we go!
The area has a *********e bottom- it's not sandy. You can walk out with the board as its relatively shallow. I did manage to make it up a few times but wiped out more often than not. I have the bruises to prove it. ...
... to come here was definitely not made in haste, as I am sure this is the longest I have planned a move ahead of time. EVER. Usually you all are lucky if you get a few weeks notice when I am off to a new place. But that is not to say I have not been wondering if it was the right choice.
Although it feels like life here should be easy as pie, adjusting has been an unexpected challenge. I think a crucial moment for me was ...
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