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Carretera San Pedro De Macoris, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic | 4 star resort
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Travel Blogs from Juan Dolio

Let the games begin

A travel blog entry by vicky17

... was stated as starting at 6pm, at 8pm not even the couple had arrived and there was just a handful of people. This is Dominican time! By 9pm more people had arrived and the dinner got underway. It was presented by GVG Group of Guaymate Volunteers who the charity had originally set up and is now more independent and involved with the activities of Peace Corps. They started with two games and then the group put on a short play. It ...

BIRTHDAY

A travel blog entry by vicky17

Today's my birthday and the group wished me happy birthday this morning. Then we had a pretty intense meeting.After this, I spoke with Mum, Dad and my sister. I opened the cards from them and also the present from one of my friends which was a magnetic photo frame with a photo she'd printed off of all of us. I've put it up in my room. Had a more relaxing afternoon and made myself fried pork with guacamole for my birthday dinner, followed by cheese crisps for ...

Visit to Consuelo and area

A travel blog entry by la_profe

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... we had a chance to speak with the doctor, and she and Ian solidified the general plan for when he returns in November.

We also hit some other highlights in Consuelo, including the Casa de la Cultura, where the Rotary meetings are held, and the old sugar cane factory that has been closed for 2 years, and where the workers still line up daily hoping for someone from the company to come and pay them their wages. As you can see, everything ...

Donations to schools...and Donna arrives!

A travel blog entry by hmaclean

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... the club president realized that there were no classes that day - and hence, so teachers or students in the schools. So we had a wasted trip, and I was a little disappointed, but we did re-schedule right away for this past week - and this time it was a success! We were able to split the supplies between 3 different bateyes, and it was so nice to see the joy on the students' faces when they each received ...

Schools update

A travel blog entry by hmaclean

... corner somewhere, and waits for the morning crowds to come so that he can shine shoes to make money for his family. Once the "rush" (I use this term loosely, as Dominicans do not rush for anything) to work is over, he packs up his little kit and whatever pocket change in pesos that he made, gets back on the bus, and comes back to the batey to go to school. When he gets to school, he is exhausted, but he tries to get through his morning classes. ...

Location

This 4 star resort, located on Carretera San Pedro De Macoris, Juan Dolio, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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