Casa Blanca Hotel & Surf Camp
Travel Blogs from Cabarete
... headed to the public school to spend 3 hours painting classrooms. It was hot and exhausting, and tricky to do without water or rags. Once again, however, the kids stepped up with such eagerness, and worked till it was done.
Exhausted, we returned for a simple dinner and a quiet evening. I think I played hearts-- yes, with Adonis. Teaching a new game with lots of rules in another language seemed like 'doing the most' but seņor was able to explain it and we played till lights ...
... 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 ...
... populate an entire rock village when we get home.
Joel, my 10 year old friend, noticed right away that I was wearing a Detroit Tigers hat today. He loves baseball and is a really very incredibly skilled player, as many of the kids are. He was having a tough day and I put my hat on his head. He smiled and perked right up after that. I'm hoping it's okay to let ...
... more fun. In his book I am a batido, and I could not be happier). But really the personalities are all remarkably lovable in a thousand different ways. Each teen has impressed me more than once in their ability to not only endure, but enjoy the opportunities that could be hurdles on this trip.
My personal goal is to push the American kids out of their comfort zone to build relationships and experiences with the Dominicans, while ...
... for locals. I later learned it was actually cheaper then the Dominican cheap food places. They just did not like it because it was burritos, and not Dominican food. I kind of admire the nationalist antics behind it. But the downside is, the place is foreigner owned. Just like everywhere else I like to eat. And those foreigners are usually pretty white. There are rich Dominicans. They tend to live in the cities. And you know what? Those people are usually ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services