Millennium Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Cabarete
... I asked the
guide if it was alright if I climbed to a different jumping spot, she automatically said, "Of course you can," instead of the expected, "No, the jumping point is here," that I would have gotten at most such attractions in the U.S. And best of all, we spent a whole lot of time just
being, and it was good, really good.
Sadly, I don't know if there is a way to live this lesson out at home, as our culture thrives on being busy. But best I can, I intend to ...
... to watch a movie. That, 'if only I were older' feeling, But mine was, 'if only I were braver'.
I paddled to the reef and my wonderful mother offered to come with me to tie up my board. My mom helped me by telling me I was going to be fine and that as long as I stayed calm nothing would happen. So slowly we swam closer to the reef. As we got closer the more fish appeared. I was feeling the way a person with arachnophobia feels when they see a spider. ...
... Not sure why I assumed this, but they were.
Their names are Mike and Toni and they work as travel specialists here in the DR. However, I
can tell you that at that moment, they were on God's errand, because they
allowed God to use them as lights in our very dark world. Within the 5 minute
drive to the church, they made us feel welcome and no longer alone. They told
us about serving opportunities in the area and they invited us to either ...
... And my hand tightens around the markers. Finally the carro comes and I hand the kid some
pesos and drive away with our pizza. The sad part, I gave him the pesos not so
he could go get something to eat, I gave him the pesos so my conscience would
shut up while I ate my cold pizza! The worst kind of pizza there is.
On a side note, I ended up eating my slices on the drive and then on the walk home, I gave my
crust to a hungry dog I met along the way. His ...
counting is appealing. But the threat of losing my title, my glory, and my pride
is overpowering. I have not decided yet if my goal of beating those men has
officially been reached, or if I should surpass my victory and truly gain a
skill in this Caribbean pastime I seem to have an aptitude for. Only time will
tell whether I keep the name “Dichosa”, or prove that I am skilled far beyond