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... factors. I also am sick of the bugs and showers and heat and sweat. ( bikram, you've got nothing on the DR). It's been unstoppable heat, with not a drop of rain this week. The kids have come to rely on my motherliness, hitting me up for advice on earaches, rashes, soreness, female issues, communicating with parents, and other little difficulties that feel big after being a way so long. I'm so glad to fulfill that role, but ironically, despite that I'm the only one around ...
... that and other important teenage vernacular from Aline and his other instructors (#swag, #tagsforlikes, #myB (that may be from the early 90's), #r/t (he doesn't actually understand that one yet))
The heat is quite grueling to us ('you gringos sure drink a lot of water' was over heard), but there's rarely a complaint even while working.
We've been outside or in open air classrooms from 9-3 each day ( with a 2 hour break to walk ...
... of their starting price.
After shopping we had dinner at the hotel, and threw a quincianos party for Kayley
The teachers insisted on giving her the maximum interpretation on the Dominican tradition of splashing water in the face of the birthday girl-- they decided to surprise her with a toss in the pool. They pulled her aside with an apology for ...
... the sake of safety, such as wearing your seat belt and right of
way laws. And while I am not saying these things are bad necessarily or that I
even want to do away with them, they do train you to feel somewhat in control.
We assume that we know what is going to happen, because there is a rule somewhere,
that says it should. There are no such rules here. Lines in the road are mere
suggestions and the person that gets the right of way, is the one who doesn't
... hotels and found a luxurious palace compared to Rocky’s. It was called Europa
and the best part is that we were now 100 yards from Plan B. Heaven! Our second
to last day, we visited a natural wonder called 27 Charcos (translates to
Puddles). One of the most incredible things I have ever seen. Hidden swimming
pools, cascades, and waterslides naturally carved into the rock. We have plenty
of photos and a few videos. The last day we decided to ...