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Travel Blogs from Cabarete
Got up early for an adventure farther inland to tour the beautiful Ciguapa Falls. David came with us and we were joined by a funky German couple, Julia and Anis. The tour included two classic Dominican meals and an exhilarating hike through the countryside. We got to pick passion fruit for a snack on the way up to the falls. The whole trip was an amazing experience that got our adrenaline pumping and had us all exhausted by ...
It is pretty common for people living or visiting the global South and less "economically developed nations" to get a sense of appreciation for what they have. I imagine this is even more common among people who do volunteer work on their visits. Before coming here, I was told by people, especially those from other Caribbean countries, that the Dominican Republic "has it rough".When I arrived, I was surprised to see the level of infrastructure. That is not to stay that the ...
... and an American breakfast. Of course we all shared. :). We finished off our breakfast with Cami's own mama Juana brew. Spectacular. Bellies full we grabbed a cab back to the hotel and began our job as acting concierge. To thank Monica and Mars for joining me and helping with the event I took the to dinner at Bliss. What an amazing experience! We were told this was one of the best spots in Cabarete but did not have a clue until we dug in. Everything was ...
... It was here I learned that your partner wants
you to count. If you have one of the last of a number that has been put down,
you want to play it on the opposite side. Then no one else can play. Freddie
forgave my mistake and the game rolled on. The fun and excitement began to fade
as the competition rose and the sweat and nerves began to wear on me. We won
that hand by two points. In the end, we were undefeated. We won five hands in a
... to me; I've never receieved any communique or witnessed one being
passed along. And yet, every so often when I proceed according to some
schedule I am informed matter-of-factly that it has changed and there is
some new plan. The effect of this is doubly confusing considering I've had
my class schedule displayed prominently for weeks and have addressed the
group in person many times concerning my plans and my agenda and yet and ...