Costa Liza Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Cabarete
So I'm a little behind on my posts...but as most of you know, I'm coming home in 2 days!! So in honor of this, I'm going to do two posts today: Things I will miss/Things I will not miss.
THINGS I WILL MISS!
- Having the housekeeper bring me juice when I am home in the afternoon
- My host family and especially watching Tangled and Pocahontas in Spanish with my 3 year old mini me
- Being able to take a two hour bus ride and ...
This one comes with a brief history lesson! Wahoo!
Four sisters, the Mirabal sisters, were born into a wealthy family during the Trujillo dictatorship in the Dominican Republic (born from 1924-1935). Minerva, one of the sisters, became very involved in the anti-Trujillo revolution. She was even personally sought out by Trujillo and he made several sexual advances towards her. While women were not allowed to ...
... Unfortunately we were introduced to them during orientation week and can't stop ordering them now! I'm also addicted to their iced coffee which was even better when I figured out how to say skim milk! They put a little bit of cinnamon on top and it is just fantastic. They have some Dominican food and some American food so it's great for when I want a break from rice and beans!
... br> costumes. One by one, I went around with Pablo and Katia and some of the
other caminantes and watched as each troop recited facts they'd memorized
about South Africa and told about the food they had prepared. Meanwhile the
caminantes did an activity where they had to build a fire and cook eggs,
potatoes, and plantains without using and pots, pans, or utensils.
Next it was time for lunch, after which we all went down to the ...
... Louis Menand reviews two critiques of the current state of
higher education while exploring different theories as to its purpose.
Among other insightful ruminations, the article contrasts the ideas of
college as society's proving grounds for specific career readiness and
college as a means of gaining exposure to material that enlightens and
empowers, whatever career one ends up choosing.
In the article, Menand reviews a book ...