La Mami River Beach Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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I knew I was Dominican when: I started arguing and being more upfront with everyone over really insignificant things. My neighbor and I hardly speak to each other anymore because we fought when she moved my clothes on the clothing line after she told me she needed to attend to hers first. I gave a restaurant employee a lesson on customer service because, well, it doesn’t exist in this country. And when a cobrador told ...
... talking to my mom and a couple of other volunteers, it doesn't matter. If one person or even everyone in my community thinks that I'm not doing anything here, I can't change their opinion. However, I know that I've accomplished so many goals in my two years here and still have some time left to make and reach new ones. Most people in my town don't see the kids putting together puzzles and drawing in my house or see my interactions with ...
While in Baoruco we decided to go on a little hike. Justin wanted to hang out with us but had to work until lunchtime, which meant we had some time to kill. He told us about a mountain brook nearby that has a few swimming holes, and is generally just pleasant hike along the stream. We headed out just before dawn with Justin’s directions in hand. In typical small town fashion, albeit with a dominican spin, the directions were along the ...
... 8217;s a curious bit of Dominican trivia for you. Did you know that for a bus of any significant size to transport people on this island, has to, at any given time, be able to store fresh meat or popsicles. Or act as a workshop for Santa’s elves. Or give the Dominicans an idea of what the Itidarod feels like. Baharona was made famous in that song by The Knack… wait… that was My Sharona. Nevermind… although try listening to ...
MEDICAL MISSION: I translated for my friend's medical mission that she organized in her middle of nowhere site with 7 other volunteers. It was a general practice medical mission where we were each paired with a specific doctor/nurse, or in my case her step-dad that is a mechanic/carpenter extraordinaire. It was fun doing different things other than medical translating (specifically not dealing with feminine issues this time) and working ...