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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... after 18 months here, so everyone wanted to throw him a sick party. The group was made up of Laura, Lea, Katie, Erin (Rosie), Tyler (Ralphy), Danny, Kayleigh, and few if Laura's local friends. We started on the rum and whiskey early so by the time the electricity came on at 11pm, we were merry to say the least.
The girls wanted to throw Danny a kangaroo court where people are given punishments for embarrassing stories ...
... swam in the clearest colored water you'll ever see, ate chicken intestines, built latrines, lived with three different host families, read over 50 books, danced merengue and bachata like a Dominican, painted murals, sang karaoke in Spanish, planted trees, taught children to read, planned an entire three-day conference, met some of the most interesting people and made some of the best friends I have, both American and Dominican. All that ...
... back in the next couple years. Even though I know I'll come back, it doesn't change the fact that I will never live in this community again. These people have become family to me and sometimes I really do feel like I'm abandoning them. They just can't get up and leave their situation. I can and I am. I guess that I thought I'd be happier going back to the states since all my friends and family are there but I'm actually a little ...
... into country: Journal, positive attitude, love for the beach and sugar, a sense of style, hosting skills, art skills for charlas, and of course pelo bueno.
Least useful thing brought into country: Sweatshirt, punctuality, dislike of viveres, and this really intense knife my mom sent to me. When I asked her why she bought it she replied, "The salesman at the store suggested it after I told him you were in the Peace Corps." To which ...
... And however strange it is, poverty gives people a sense of entitlement. That for one time in their lives, they have a choice. So by not doing exactly what they've chosen makes it a little frustrating. Maybe something that I saw as important, such as sex education to youth was not as important as building a fence around the school. Or teaching a youth business course was not as valuable as soliciting funds for a community ambulance. Whatever ...