Royal Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Santo Domingo
... and the main freeway gridlocked so our driver took us on a circuitous route through the seedy parts of Miami. We were amused to see a sign that said "$99 Evictions". Property management is obviously a little different Miami!
After a cramped but uneventful flight, a tropical downpour hit just as our taxi pulled out from the Santo Domingo airport and visibility was almost nil as we drove the half an hour into the city. We glimpsed the massive walls of ...
Toby's Home: Monday, May 23rd 2011. Toby's 1st night in my house. He was super tiny and I thought he wasn't going to make it to the vet in a week to start getting vaccinations. He's my dog for those of you who were wondering. My project partner's (the nice 18 yr old church youth, not my other project partner) dog had puppies and she gave me one when he ws about 2 months old. Monday night he slept in a box in my house so he wouldn't go to the bathroom ...
... glad we had a Jeepetta (SUV). The views were spectacular, with mountains overlooking the ocean. Finally we could see the light at the end of the tunnel, white sand and blue waters. This beach was breathtaking, best described as "paradise". Soft white sand, beautiful blue clear waters, soft waves, surrounded by jungle. We walked the length of the beach to a small stand where locals were cooking up the catch of the day. Ooohh I love lobster!
We spent the day ...
... 8217;d thought I’d be homesick week 1 and wouldn’t be able to survive without my mom. I miss my family and friends at home dearly, but this is the first time I’ve done something on my own and I think I’m doing a pretty good job. Not having someone there to do things when I asked or always remind me of every little thing made me grow up and I’m glad. ...
... director, and press. The ceremony ended around 6pm and the volunteers had rented out a club for the night. There was a party there to welcome us as volunteers and not trainees anymore and to say good-bye to volunteers that had finished their 2 years and were leaving on Friday. Making it through 11 weeks to get to swearing-in and being around fellow volunteers that had been here for 6 months, 1 year, 2 years, and many extending to be here for more than 2 ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service