Sosua Sunset Hotel
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... factors. I also am sick of the bugs and showers and heat and sweat. ( bikram, you've got nothing on the DR). It's been unstoppable heat, with not a drop of rain this week. The kids have come to rely on my motherliness, hitting me up for advice on earaches, rashes, soreness, female issues, communicating with parents, and other little difficulties that feel big after being a way so long. I'm so glad to fulfill that role, but ironically, despite that I'm the only one around ...
... that and other important teenage vernacular from Aline and his other instructors (#swag, #tagsforlikes, #myB (that may be from the early 90's), #r/t (he doesn't actually understand that one yet))
The heat is quite grueling to us ('you gringos sure drink a lot of water' was over heard), but there's rarely a complaint even while working.
We've been outside or in open air classrooms from 9-3 each day ( with a 2 hour break to walk ...
... of their starting price.
After shopping we had dinner at the hotel, and threw a quincianos party for Kayley
The teachers insisted on giving her the maximum interpretation on the Dominican tradition of splashing water in the face of the birthday girl-- they decided to surprise her with a toss in the pool. They pulled her aside with an apology for ...
... more fun. In his book I am a batido, and I could not be happier). But really the personalities are all remarkably lovable in a thousand different ways. Each teen has impressed me more than once in their ability to not only endure, but enjoy the opportunities that could be hurdles on this trip.
My personal goal is to push the American kids out of their comfort zone to build relationships and experiences with the Dominicans, while ...
... runs to get beers, and makes sure we are never empty handed. Now, unfortunately
we didn’t know the first few days that Alfredo’s spot on the beach is rocky. So
it is very tough to go swimming without cutting a knee or toe on the rocks under
the waves. But luckily we found Miguel down the beach who gave us the same
service on a much preferable part of the beach were swimming wasn’t so painful.
So we spent lots of time relaxing in the ...