Millennium Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Cabarete
... I'm not used to. As a group all 90 of us walked up and down the neighborhood street making as much noise as possible. Banging on plastic bottles, screaming and cheering for our groups, los torros, las tigers, y los lions. When we made it back to the school we had cake, and Francesca came up and used her English Spanish mix to ask me to find the markers so that we could sign each others shirts. That girl is a natural born leader, and I love thinking about what she'd be up to ...
... 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 ...
... able to 'immerse' her in the culture or fully 'engulf' her in it. Then they grabbed her by the ankles and whoosh--she was immersed!!
Otto and I had arranged for music, dancing, and cake as well. Then seņor Bro told us the traditional parts of a real quincianera, and the kids decided to enact it the next day.
I'm sure it was her most memorable ...
... of the ice-burg, and not even that. It is more like a tiny cube on top. But it still is enough information to offer insight on two of the aforementioned phenomenons I have seen here.
1. Presence of foreigners- So I guess the first foreigner was Mr. Zephaniah Kingsley- or Zaphiking, as I have nicknamed him. He was a former slave trader and owner. And he came here because he wanted a place where his posse of freed slaves and Big Love-Style polygamous mixed ...
Oh, my! We are getting close to the end. After two days of no water in the bathroom we were all relieved to return from the day to find running water. Today we played and worked at Ninos con Esperanza. We are quickly becoming adept at prepping and painting concrete. We took in lunch at the mall and then back to the house for a short break, which most took. Then we headed to the ...
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