Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo
Travel Blogs from Las Terrenas
... we've started. We are excited to see more pictures of the finished results. Please continue to pray for safe travels. Our little crew is tired and a few are not feeling well. Nothing too bad ... Just the culmination of a week of work , sun, sand and more sun! We are sad to be leaving but excited to come home and to serve in new and tangible ...
After many tears, we left Nagua around 1:00 and headed to Santo Domingo. We arrived safely and have spent the rest of the evening hanging out and playing cards. After many hours in the son working and building relationships, it was good to take a break for a while. We will be headed out first thing in the morning to do some sports ministry and sight seeing before checking into the hotel for the last leg of the ...
... games ended out the night. Up early on Tuesday to begin day 2 of our work. Back to painting we went. Today seemed much hotter than Monday. Many Frogtogs came out and we are quite thankful for that invention. I'm personally thankful for Tina Gable who told me to get one. I am very glad I did!! For VBS today, we traveled to a town called Castillo. Here we were greeted by 90 children and 14 teens. They enjoyed ...
... my entire foot in mud. Bummer! But I kept walking and finally found Rincon, albeit sweaty and covered in dirt. The locals who saw me arrive all reacted in surprise when I told them I had walked. As the truckloads of tourists came after me, I realized that everyone else drove! Oh well, a day of tanning, swimming and pina coladas felt totally deserved after that hike.
That night was Christmas so La Rancheta cooked a special meal ...
... only tourist on all three buses and everyone was very friendly and helpful when I needed it. As I was explaining to them where I was going, I pulled out my guide book to show them on a map. The young man sitting next to me smiled and asked "You don't have GPS?" Having left my iPhone at home, I was a little embarrassed to admit that I did not! Silly me, I thought a map was all I needed.
So it's now 8pm, the sun is long gone and ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool