Todo Blanco Hotel
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På ytterspissen av halvøya Semana, og vi må ta den dominikanske formen for Gua-Gua, som er bakpå kassa! faktisk veldig deilig! Man får sett alt på veien, og vindfullt slik at det ikke blir så varmt i solen ;-) Samtidig reiser man med de lokale, som kommer på og hopper av i eningen. Vi tar først en gua-gua til Sanchez, på bilturen drar vi over …
... 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....
... but man it was hot. We walked thugh a street market to the town but it's all souvenir shops, not an Internet cafe in sight! We headed back after a while and halfway back we felt a few light spots of rain then two minutes later fat rain, loads of fat rain, which was actually quite refreshing. The locals thought we were mad but we carried on regardless, lost a few dollars to the kids and arrived at the tender looking like drowned ...
... of Catan and I
arrived just as they were making ready to begin a game! They paired me with
Carl who had never played before and over the course of perhaps a couple
hours while we played I tutored him. Carl was a quick study and I think we
made a good team even though we didn't win. It didn't matter to me, I was
just drunk on the good vibe thrilled to be part of the group.
I was there for hours just playing settlers, and then ...
... 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 ...