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Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata
... and visit with their neighbors. The people who run the villa where
we are staying, have people over and eat or just sip wine and talk and laugh at
least 6 nights a week! Apparently, people are not too busy with their
schedules, or don't mind missing the latest episode of Breaking Bad.
And I have noticed something else that goes right along with being still. In the DR, you
have to learn to let go. In the U.S., for various reasons, we have a lot of
... has been stopping you from doing something is the best feeling I know.
So after my first dive I spent the rest of the time diving and just enjoying God's beautiful creation with my family! And believe it or not, Lauren and I were the two who wanted to stay longer. We had to have the boards back by 3:30 so we had to go. On the way back I thanked my mom for helping me overcome my fear and just for taking us to paddle board and snorkel.
... slept' very loosely as between the fear, the incessant
barking of the dogs and the consistent car alarms (at least 5 a night) going off, sleep wasn't really happening.
As you can imagine, the hope of not having to spend another night under those conditions,
was tear worthy. After service, Mike and Toni introduced us to some people that
they thought we may be able to serve with and then they drove us to look at the
lodging they suggested. ...
... We were pleasantly
surprised because the class was rather large (guessing about thirty 3-5 year
olds) and from our experience with the other classes, we figured it would be a
bit chaotic. The teacher did an amazing job of keeping the kids seated and
waiting patiently, something that we have not seen a lot of. I don't know if it
is the culture in general, or the fact that these children have very little and
so grab at anything they can get, but taking ...
... remembering that I had bought it, I realized that I had until the end of the year (less than a month) to use it or I would loose it.
So I had to get busy planning...
I was supposed to go with my Dad, but he had to work in Russia the weekend I could go, then my best friend was going to go, but was unable to make it, so I ended up going by myself. This was ok as I travel all the time by myself, but never at ...