Velero Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Cabarete
... headed to the public school to spend 3 hours painting classrooms. It was hot and exhausting, and tricky to do without water or rags. Once again, however, the kids stepped up with such eagerness, and worked till it was done.
Exhausted, we returned for a simple dinner and a quiet evening. I think I played hearts-- yes, with Adonis. Teaching a new game with lots of rules in another language seemed like 'doing the most' but seņor was able to explain it and we played till lights ...
... and rest as we digest). The resting has mostly been playing cards or walking next door to la centro de dulce for snacks. On our first day there the owner invited us behind the counter, and next to the snack food I saw she was prepping a dead chicken on the top of a cardboard box!
After lunch we went back for a quick change then off to the beach, for a bonus excursion.
Sucking up that part of the culture felt so lucky. The kids were such ...
... 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 ...
Today I learned to kick butt - literally. I had a private kickboxing lesson. It was great fun learning to punch and channel Jackie Chan (at least in my own mind), but it was one of the physically hardest workouts I've ever done. Of course, every time I think that the
fiends er trainers at Rogue Fitness manage to surprise me.
Mike took a moto in town to pick up ...
Most tourists who have visited the Caribbean Islands are
familiar with the evening environment. Fish are frying, palms blowing in the
wind, and in the dim evening light there is a table of men. Be they young
adults, middle-aged, or elderly men, they are playing Dominoes with all their
hearts’ and minds’ devotions. Although many tourists, visitors, and passers-by
are familiar with this seen, I would like to think that I ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center