Sosua by the Sea
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... the 70's, I don't feel old because of that. Spending this time with these younger playful and energetic people has revitalized the youth in me. I feel connected to the teachers and the kids in a way that would not have so easily happened at home.
Beyond all of that, we're here for one last day with the neighborhood kids and everyone was feeling a mix of emotions about that. Sadness, accomplishment, happiness, gratefulness for what we do have, and hope. ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... first. At first it is quiet horrifying, but once you let go of your
expectations and realize anything can and will happen, you feel a kind of
freedom. For one, you no longer feel that you need to try to control everything
because there is just no way you can. Two, there is a certain joy that comes
from knowing, you can somewhat make your own rules and no one is really going
to stop you.
Today, we spent an amazing day at a ranch in the mountains and both ...
... but nothing
was caught. But spending a few hours out on a boat was not a bad time. With a
tear in our eyes, we woke up on Sunday knowing that our time there had come to
an end. And like the island itself knew we were leaving, we saw the first drops
of rain on our last day there. What an unbelievable trip we had. Memories made,
memory loss, and an unforgettable time.
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All Inclusive resort is a JEWEL in Sosua! It has it's own private beach, chairs provided. All meals and drinks! Very good for rest and relaxation! The staff is very kind and it is a clean place! I can't wait to go here again!
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