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So I'm a little behind on my posts...but as most of you know, I'm coming home in 2 days!! So in honor of this, I'm going to do two posts today: Things I will miss/Things I will not miss.
THINGS I WILL MISS!
- Having the housekeeper bring me juice when I am home in the afternoon
- My host family and especially watching Tangled and Pocahontas in Spanish with my 3 year old mini me
- Being able to take a two hour bus ride and ...
... cabbage salad
- Dinner- Some form of plantains, yuca, fried cheese, fried salami, eggs, mashed potatoes, rice pudding, or a sandwich
Here's the question: I want to know if you've experienced any (much) of the racial tension
that historically has existed between Haitians and Dominicans. If so,
in what situations? And, do you think the countries are growing closer
together, or further apart in this regard?
Response: Background for those who don't know. One Island: two countries, two languages, but not really two races. ...
This weekend was an absolute blast, minus the exam and all. Saturday morning, we went to Carol, Joe's wife’s farm. After a long and tiring weekend in Santo Domingo, it was just what we all needed. Even though we don’t all see eye to eye on everything, we truly are like a big family. At the end of the day, we put our differences aside and end up having a great time together. I sometimes feel like we’re all cousins, because we’re all so all different, but ...
... resources. En route to the party, we rafted up our dinghies and cruised over to the party together - the bioluminescence was insane. Our wake was totally glowing, and as we were cruising around, you could see the bright streaks coming out in front of our bows as fish quickly darted out of our path. It was awesome.
** The hangovers the followed meant for a beach day to follow. As Lance and Andy have been in Luperon longer, they knew ...