Flamenco Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata
... one of the most beautiful beaches in the world
... cabbage salad
- Dinner- Some form of plantains, yuca, fried cheese, fried salami, eggs, mashed potatoes, rice pudding, or a sandwich
... straightened hair it is usually assumed that she is Dominican.
On the other hand, at bars and such, white people are typically served first and there are definitely some clubs that are racist. Some of the lightest skinned Dominicans I have seen are at the University (obviously coming from wealthier families), so I guess that is saying something. but there are also a ton of Haitian exchange students and I ...
... a project that will eventually change their lives. It was awesome to learn about the Peace Corps and all of their great work in the country as well as have the opportunity to see how people live in places away from the city. I'm guessing the pictures are going to be able to explain this trip a lot better than me, so feel free to take a look! I only took a few, so I am borrowing some from others and our group leader and official photographer is going to share more soon!
... we had so few on the Day of the Sick.
The bus came at around 2:30 and after packing all our stuff on the bus, we were READY to go back to the ILAC center for hot showers! I took one immediately when we got back! I was so thankful to not see dirt in my nail beds! I had been using a million gallons of hand sanitizer, but no soap, so my fingers still had lots of dirt on the outside!
After my shower, I called the parents and J and crashed!