Travel Blogs from Las Galeras
... we took it easy, but did manage a game of beach twister in the evening. I had the most incredible time, but returned to the sala de emergencias this morning to the usual **** which Domincans consider 'an emergency'.
Caught a glimpse of the news yesterday and it says that a hurricane is heading our way. Perhaps the disaster medicine section of my elective may begin....
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 ...
... that my roommates weren't coming until the 4th and
I was going to have to sleep on the floor in another room so we could save
money. After a few warm reunions at the beach and dip in the ocean,
however, I came across Zenia who said she had a room for me with Christina,
Erin, and Sabine and I wouldn't have to sleep on the floor. After another
stretch at the beach including a round of touch football that had me ...
... staff available/willing to help out. All we need to do is get our hotel voucher, and the customer service line at the gate is 30 yards long. I grab the boy and head through security…someone needs to grab our luggage. I grab our luggage and look or a more reasonable line to work through...none such options exist.
Boy is cranky. Feisty. I have him in a backpack-style carrier and he is climbing out the top…Time to feed him. Jamba ...