Tubagua Plantation Eco Lodge
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... factors. I also am sick of the bugs and showers and heat and sweat. ( bikram, you've got nothing on the DR). It's been unstoppable heat, with not a drop of rain this week. The kids have come to rely on my motherliness, hitting me up for advice on earaches, rashes, soreness, female issues, communicating with parents, and other little difficulties that feel big after being a way so long. I'm so glad to fulfill that role, but ironically, despite that I'm the only one around ...
... that we made the most of all the time we had.
At the I was introduced to Aline's mad skills in the area of bartering. All of the vendors wanted me to direct the group to shop there wares. We were approached by vendors with hats, jewelry, fresh fruit, massage, cigars, braiding skills, and henna. The kids were not really interested in shopping, but Aline felt like bartering just for fun. This girls a natural, I'm bringing her with me to ...
... definitely the way to go. Being that we liked him so much, we asked him to take us to Damajaqua Cascades, the 27 waterfalls, the next day before our flight. And so he did...
We were the first people to arrive at the waterfalls the next day, which again was entirely amazing because later groups we saw had 15 or so people per guide. So we waded and swam through rock formations, slid down waterfalls, and jumped into refreshing water from 20+ foot high ...
So I have arrived in the Dominican Republic safely. It was a rough start because American Airlines sent one of my suitcaes to a different city, but besides that everything has been great. The food is good and the people are very warm and welcoming. The orange juice is delicious and they have frosted flakes!! I have my own bedroom and the house I am living in has ...
... was "Holy ****, the dog got out!" I was ready to run. That wasn’t even to what really happened. One of the girls Lauren, must have got terrified by the dog, because the loud thud was her running straight into a street sign. She was in pain for a little bit, but being such an easy going girl she eventually laughed it off. After all the madness, we made it safely back to ISA and boy was I glad. I can’t wait to see what other crazy things I’m going to experience with this ...
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