Hotel La Tortuga
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Monday 14th November 2011
Grand Turk to Dominican Republic
Woke up at the crack of dawn and headed for the stretching class which was a bit of a shock to the system. Haven't stretched seriously for a good few years so am creaking, plenty of yoga looking bods about much better then me so need some practice for sure. Stayed for the body conditioning which was entertaining. The instructor said pick weights that ...
... in the
living room not doing much of anything. It just felt so good to be "off
duty" and surrounded by people I love. During a break in the rain, we all
made our way down to the road the led to the beach. Having little dry
clothing left, and feeling a need for a break from socializing, I opted to
hole up in my hotel room when the rain picked up. After a little while,
though, I caved and made my way alone down the road which had ...
... who I visited back in May). As shuffled into the packed
van, I heard a delighted chorus of, "Charlie!" and I turned to see a bunch
of smiling, familiar faces. It turned out I had happened upon the same bus
as about ten of my favorite volunteers along with the usual complement of
A dead woodpecker that showed up one day at the clubhouse
For about three hours, the landscape unfolded in stages before us on ...
... park and apparently it has a coastline to die for. all kinds of backwaters to explore and paths through the jungle to walk on. in the middle is a place that sells delicious food for 100 pesos a plate, approximately $3.50 USD.
This is the kind of place you want to get stuck. too bad
Tomorrow we go to Los Haitises and the adventure ...
... danced it up! (: Those Dominicans sure know how to dance. It was really great! There were some good outfits and crazy make-up (: I feel like we dance a lot here. They're always having pasaratos, within these last 2 weeks we've had maybe 2 nights of no dancing and just chilling at the house. But nothings wrong with dancing and good association!! Oh and our 6th member of our beautiful family in this ...