Hotel Villa Colonial
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- Swimming pool
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... the island of Hispanolia and the Americas in 1492. It is also home to the first cathedral in the Americas, the first monastery in the Americas AND the first fortress in the Americas. So THAT'S pretty cool. We were also lucky enough to have a local follow us along on our tour. Make sure to look for her in my pictures (hint: she has four legs and honey colored fur).
... technology, and education volunteers came in around Feb-March 2011.
*August 17, 2011: we´re juniors!!...1 year in the DR.
A group of health, business, youth, and water volunteers arrived August 17, 2011.
*Feb-March 2012: we´ll be seniors...another group of environment, tech, and education volunteers will come in to start training.
*August 2012: the August 2010 group (my group!) graduates in Aug-Oct after finishing 2 years ...
... br> When I got home from that adventure, my doña and Mari asked me if I'd like to go to the store with them (note- I was never invites anywhere with my spanish family in all the 4 months I was there). So of course I accepted. We went to a mall that was on the outskirts of the city, but comparable to the MOA. not nearly that huge, but that's the feeling it gives. I didn't get anything, but Mari bought me some cotton candy.
... I learned the specifics of Englilsh teaching in the DR. It's taught by Dominicans that have not been taught how to teach a class, much less a class about English. So they don't know the rules for English grammar or how to pronounce the words.
CHRISTMAS: I ended up not going to the Christmas party/dinner in the capital at our boss's, Rome Massey's, house. I wanted to save money and I had baseball games 2 days after. Christmas Eve (Noche Buena) ...
... from the states I've been extremely busy. Not related to my main project with the artisans (we are waiting to innaugurate the Central Workshop that has been done for over 5 months now) but with the youth of the community. Peace Corps has three main youth group initiatives: Brigada Verde (environment), Escojo Mi Vida (health), and Construye tus Suenos (business). I am currently working with all three groups in my town. The weekend I got back from the states ...