Hotel Arcos

Jardin Deportivo , Cabarete, Dominican Republic | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Cabarete

Our last day of service

A travel blog entry by smitherland on Jun 27, 2014

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... the 70's, I don't feel old because of that. Spending this time with these younger playful and energetic people has revitalized the youth in me. I feel connected to the teachers and the kids in a way that would not have so easily happened at home.

Beyond all of that, we're here for one last day with the neighborhood kids and everyone was feeling a mix of emotions about that. Sadness, accomplishment, happiness, gratefulness for what we do have, and hope. ...

It's Thursday and nobody's salty

A travel blog entry by smitherland on Jun 26, 2014

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... next car (and that's saying something). She'd negotiate a killer price with the vendors then the rest of the girls would partake in the great prices. Triple win!

One artist/vendor gave me a henna tattoo as a sample, a lovely mariposa. We ran into him afterwards at an ice cream shop and I bought him an ice cream as a thank you. The genuine thanks we both felt for the generosity the other shared held no air of condescension, or awkwardness, ...

Cumpleanos de mi hija

A travel blog entry by smitherland on Jun 25, 2014

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... it as a lucky hat.

After our day with the kids we had a quick dip in the pool and delivered our donations and supplies to Dream.

Otto took us shopping for souvenirs-- that was interesting. The kids had been taught about bartering and some were anxious to try their skills. Many were very good. I thought I was impressive for buying handmade wooden spoons for ...

Getting acquainted with the DR

A travel blog entry by smitherland on Jun 21, 2014

4 comments, 9 photos

... we will have.

The kids spent hours playing pool volleyball and other games as I dozed in one of the few lounge chairs.

The accommodations are modest, yet clean, resort like, yet not something that is going to get any likes on tripadvisor. We are staying in a 'retired' resort that was recently purchased by the bishop of the area to be used for mission groups. ...

Appreciation

A travel blog entry by freegenevieve on Aug 06, 2013

1 comment, 5 photos

... do not suffer from or experience poverty. It is pretty commonplace here, for example, for people to wear shirts until there are no longer wearable. Whereas, in other places, we by a new shirt if one goes out of fashion, and throw away anything that has a hole. People here are far more conscious about how much electricity and water they use. Most people do not have cars because gas is so expensive. A lot of homes I have seen have had up to four people in one room, some have had ...

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This lodge is located on Jardin Deportivo , Cabarete.
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