Villa la Plantacion
Travel Blogs from Las Galeras
... a mansion in a small beach village in the north of Samana, and 16 of us piled in for three nights of partying. The house looked like a drug lord owned it, and was just 15 mins walk from an incredible beach.
The first day we went to Playa Rincon which is meant to be one of the nicest beaches in the Caribbean. We played, drank beer and sun bathed for the whole day, ...
... checking it out....
The tender looked a bit rough, but it's the lifeboat so good practice. Inside it's hot and a bit unpleasant but after about ten mins we headed off. Not the smoothest ride but not too long. Sweltering though. We took the pretty walk towards town but there were a huge number of people selling rides and souvenirs so we practised no thanks quite a lot. Everyone was quite pleasant though, not too ...
... 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 ...
Dale Pa' Alla
Independence Day Part 3
Posted: 15 Jul 2011 07:00 AM PDT
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A couple of different volunteers had basically booked up entire hotels
there in La Galera. I had thrown my lot in with one of them, Charles, only
to find when I ...
... and I have my smoothie.
After feeding the rambunctious boy, I head back up to the ticket counter. Score! Line is down to 5 people. 45 minutes later it is down to 4 people. Whoa, now we’re moving. Struggling with the boy has me sweaty and tired, but 15 minutes later we’re finally talking to someone. After I confirm that this guy can “help” us, I call Farida and have her come meet me.
The “helpful” gate ...