Travel Blogs from Las Terrenas
... 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 ...
... at which point he proceeded to run out
into the middle of the highway to stop an oncoming minivan bus. I grabbed
my bag and hustled out after him, dodging traffic as I went. To my
surprise, as I approach the van a hand jutted out the window in the
familiar finger-wag gesture that means "no" and a voice said "NO GRINGOS!"
Then the door rolled open to reveal a grinning Jose (fellow volunteer and
... park and apparently it has a coastline to die for. all kinds of backwaters to explore and paths through the jungle to walk on. in the middle is a place that sells delicious food for 100 pesos a plate, approximately $3.50 USD.
This is the kind of place you want to get stuck. too bad
Tomorrow we go to Los Haitises and the adventure ...
... Car. Crazy fun with all of these girls! Dancing a lot and very much overly tired. When we got home there was no power...so no hot water, and we all stank really bad because we had been riding in a car smashed against eachother in wet clothes. A few of us took cold showers and then later that night the power came back. But anyways I''ve been having a great time here and the experiences are everlasting ...
Other places to stay in Las Terrenas
Av. Benelux #1, Las Terrenas | Villafrom $49
Playa Las Terrenas, Las Terrenas | Villafrom $72
Avenida Italia, Las Terrenas | Villafrom $50
Carretera a Punta Bonita 14, Las Terrenas | Villafrom $28
Calle Marico, Las Terrenas | Villafrom $80
Calle Salome Urena, Las Terrenas | 4 star villafrom $66