Hotel Bella Catalina
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
Travel Blogs from La Romana
... will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a serpent? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him! (Matthew 7:7-11 ESV) So often my theology of God's grace and mercy is so shallow. God is not my own personal genie in a bottle granting my every whim (or at least three). But God is also not an absentee ruler ...
... for the most part we had a nice chat. Plus their accents are very different! I spent the whole day on the beach, swimming and snoozing in the shade. I had a late lunch of seafood and pasta. And for dinner went to a local place and had empanadas and yucca chips. Then went back to the hotel to chill out and pack ready for going to Santo Domingo tomorrow ...
... anything like it before, it felt very touristy and as though I was in a different country almost. It was a nice change but felt completely separate from anything remotely Dominican. Went for a refreshing swim and just laid back on one of the millions of sunbeds on the beach and read my book. Then headed back home slightly reluctantly back to reality with no fancy swimming pools or waterfalls right next to the ...
... It was very fast-paced and the crowd was very enthusiastic. You could tell that there were way more fans for Duarte as they booed the other team at every chance. Whenever there was a break, music came on and some kids started to breakdance at the side near where we were sitting. Was a great atmosphere and we might go again tomorrow night.
Had a pretty busy evening but was fun and got to meet a few more people in the ...
The past few days I've been helping out with the volunteer manual in spanish and settling in. The evenings are quite quiet here.
On Saturday I went with Lilo to the nearest city La Romana to get some food shopping. Went by guagua which is their bus service where you can get on and off whenever you want, you just have to shout at the driver to let you ...