Barcelo Capella Beach Resort
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... and said goodbye to the group. Feel sad to leave the group as they have been great and made me feel more than welcome here. I've had a mixed time here, at times it's been difficult to arrange IT lessons with the group and so difficult to find things to keep myself busy, but when I could work with them it was great and they are really enthusiastic and work extremely hard! I've definitely learnt a lot about the difficult living situation in the bateyes and managed to carry ...
... so it would be good publicity for the charity and issue in general.I finished and send the article off today (with the help of Dad to send it due to the slow internet here!)The charity will also publish it on their website! They have asked me to translate it into Spanish, although I think this may be a bit of a challenge. I'm going to try but not sure how it'll go!
... Of course we had various flavours of Dominican rum on the go, and some wine to celebrate with dinner...followed by a DELICIOUS cake from a specialized cake bakery in San Pedro...Nicole made the trekk all the way to Juan Dolio with that thing on her lap while sitting on the over-crowded bus! It was soooo worth it though - absolutely delicious. They didn't have any birthday candles, so Matilda's husband came out with a house candle that they use for ...
... actual bathtub, which is also very rare in this country. Usually bathrooms have only stand-up showers. I did discover, sadly, a water leak in my ceiling, coming from my upstairs neighbour, and it only took 3.5 weeks to fix it, including while I was back in Canada (wonderful visit home, by the way - I was so happy to see everyone!!).
As you can see, the rest of my place is a studio-style apartment, and it is actually much ...
... children in the houses. The orphanage would really like for the Rotary to make something happen with this, and we did speak with the director of the vocational school in Consuelo. It is a possibility, but the club will have to come in January or February when the new sewing class starts and plead their case to the new students, to see if they will be willing to volunteer their time outside of class hours...so we are on hold with this at the moment. The last thing ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBarcelo Capella Beach Resort Juan Dolio
it was a great stay. We loved the resort. Everything was just fabulous !
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