Flamenco Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata
... I asked the
guide if it was alright if I climbed to a different jumping spot, she automatically said, "Of course you can," instead of the expected, "No, the jumping point is here," that I would have gotten at most such attractions in the U.S. And best of all, we spent a whole lot of time just
being, and it was good, really good.
Sadly, I don't know if there is a way to live this lesson out at home, as our culture thrives on being busy. But best I can, I intend to ...
Written by Megan.
Most of you may not know this, but I have a fear a fish. I do not know why it started but I just hate being in the water with fish. The last two times our family has gone snorkeling, I stayed on the boat and waited till it was time to go back to land. The thing I hate about my fear of fish is that, I missed that opportunity to share that experience with the people I love most. Fear is one of those things the devil likes to use to ...
... our faith with those guys. And even if we didn't, I missed the
opportunity to show the kids what loving others looks like. I know I squelched
the Holy Spirit at that moment because every time I pass that exit, I still feel the regret.
Something good did come out of that moment. I learned that I don't ever want to have that kind
of regret again. And Mike and Toni's example, was a great reminder and an example on how to live my life, so that I never will. ...
... a developing country as part of their education.
Three years ago I began researching opportunities for such a trip. To join with an organization is, for the most part, very expensive. Due to the operating costs, and the type of experience they provide (decent lodging, meals included, transportation cost, usually a fun activity), they have to charge quite a bit. More than I felt I could spend since airfare alone was going to be costly. After much ...
... in there was a 3-6 foot drop in sea level in the trough of the swell. After the first bounce off the bottom we made a turn to Port, hoping it would get deeper. The second bounce then a bit of a smash off the bottom was much harder! Realizing we were in a bad spot we spun around and tried to get off the reef ASAP. The adjustment was made and after few more bounces and a minor crash or two we were finally clear of the reef.
Minor bummer so we ...