The Residence Suites At Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort
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... there was a bonfire but nobody went near it because it's just so hot here already. I talked with my friends until midnight, then packed and slept. All really good times with these people. I will never be able to forget my new friends, the people of the Dominican Republic, or the Dominican Republic itself. As corny as it is, I feel like what we did here was special and impactful. I know with all my heart this will not be my last time here. ...
... got a couple cornrows so when I get back, I'll look like a true Dominican vacationer. Afterwords, I had dinner and sat through my last talk with Georgio. Only mildly sad about that one. For leadership, we watched another TED talk and then had 2 hours of free time! I sat out and watched the stars by myself for a bit. Laying down outside in the Dominican, just staring at the beautiful palm trees above and the night sky makes me feel so in touch with myself ...
... which was less finished than the one here in las Canas. I worked with Olivia and 3 Dominican boys (again, around 10 years old) to put wet cement on the outside of the building. I spoke with the 3 boys (I only remember one of their names- Miguel) in Spanish for 3ish hours -- super impressive to me! I met a couple men and woman who were closer to my age (between 18-21) who took pictures with me and asked for my Facebook. Most of these people had never left the country. There is ...
... So what did we do? Moved rocks, carried rocks up the mountain, moved more rocks, mixed concrete by hand (Thanks El Salvador for the practice!!) and moved said concrete bucket by bucket to fill in the rocks. It was a lot of work, but we were able to finish the project in just a day! We even found time to eat lunch, hold puppies that were so little they couldn't open their eyes, and have Lilja feed us Pringles when our hands were too dirty. We were very eager to get ...
... day. Everything is cheap. We can do whatever we want at any moment. There are several local restaurants to choose from, and about three gringo establishments.
On one of the first days Grady made friends with a stray dog, and coincidentally now the boat is somewhat infested with either bedbugs or lice. Due to our Spanish as a second language status, he named the dog Perro, which means dog, but is somehow witty, we think, maybe. We now only can sleep ...