Hotel Piratas del Caribe
Travel Blogs from Barahona
... BY: In what seems like a dream or a blink of an eye, over two years have flown by with the speed of a hummingbird's wings. The feeling is entirely bittersweet; I'm happy to be coming home to the things that are comfortable and known, yet sad to leave my new home that I've adjusted to and even thrived in. I spent so long trying to make a place for myself here and now it's time to leave the people, locations, and things that make this ...
... ice-breakers for the kids. I enjoyed talking to them though it was a little disheartening to know that this is the first new group of volunteers I really won't get to know because I'll be leaving.
COS CHECKLIST: Applying to become a Peace Corps volunteer requires a lot of determination, a college degree, letters of recommendation, and patience. Lots of patience. Leaving Peace Corps is no different. At our Close Of Service ...
... see them present their idea in a couple of weeks.
THE COUNTDOWN: When I first got to the Dominican Republic, I was overwhelmed, excited, scared, anxious, and had over 2 years --114 weeks -- about 800 days -- to look forward to. Now, I am down to just 6 weeks. I’ve never been much for countdowns since to me it seems to make time measured and deliberate. However, after such an inspiring, unforgettable experience it is ...
... the first place, let alone on your countries day of Independence. It's kind of like a secret let out of the bag, in a way. We all went up to one of the prettiest spots in country (Samana pennisula) to celebrate and it was a hell of an event. Over 60 volunteers showed up and we were able to enjoy each other's company while giving thanks to our forefathers at the same time. It's just so different with no fireworks but then spending all day on ...
... Pedro Sánchez, El Seibo. A young woman that has previously studied design is now providing the service of interior decorating. For example: curtains, bedspreads, table cloths, pillows, etc.
Third Place: New York Pizza in Sabana de la Mar, Hato Mayor. 2 young women proposed a small pizzeria in the middle of growing tourist town.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service