Tropical Casa Laguna
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 ...
... country is full of friendly gestures.
After dinner at the hotel, the kids enacted the quincianos ceremony. Which is basically a fake wedding ceremony to celebrate her coming of age. Kayleys fathers, Natalie and Annalore, toasted her and helped her choose her court. They danced ( her pretend husband Caleb promises he'll work on perfecting her waltz soon) and celebrated and then we spent hours preparing items for our group for the last day ...
Today Kayley turned 15, she got to celebrate her quincianos in Latin America.
It's been a hot and work filled day. No surprise there. One thing we did at camp today was paint lucky friendship rocks. We used nail polish that I brought from home, and the kids loved it, painting many for all of their new friends. They made great birthday presents as well-- K will be ...
... peaceful - very different from my city apartment back in San Francisco. I admired Franklin's vision to come back to DR and build himself a country home after several years of working in the States.
As this was a very "local" experience, I didn't do much touristy stuff so I can't share much in the way of adventure pictures. I definitely plan to go back and check out Sosua, the next city over with ...
... is the Death of Happiness". I realized how true this was hours after my roommate left for the US for a month .Out of boredom, I flipped on the cable TV--which I had been reluctant to admit existed, out of fear of neglecting my studies completely. About 45 minutes in I started to feel a little bit anxious and sad about my life. I am turning 29 and I don't have a car in my name, or a credit card. I do not own a house, and the largest paycheck I have ever pulled in was when I was ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility