Travel Blogs from Sosua
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 ...
... at this time, she was granted permission by Trujillo personally. When graduation came, the dictator would not give her a degree claiming that he promised she could study law, not necessarily practice it.
Eventually all four sisters were married and became involved in the anti-Trujillo movement. Their underground name was "Las Mariposas" (the butterflies). Two of the women were jailed and tortured and 3 of ...
... cabbage salad
- Dinner- Some form of plantains, yuca, fried cheese, fried salami, eggs, mashed potatoes, rice pudding, or a sandwich
... we had to wait for a TON of other people to climb up before we could go down. It was pretty cool, having conquered my fears, to see people just as scared as I was. As they passed, I told them things like, "It's not as bad as it seems." "I was scared to death and I did it." etc. Some of these people didn't realize that we were on our way down and we were asked, "Are you the non-swimmers?" It was pretty funny as we were dripping and had smiles on our faces ...
I have some time once again to update you on what's been happening here over the last little while...I'm about a month behind, but I will do my best to catch up!
At the beginning of October, I was invited to attend a wedding of a Canadian friend on the North coast. Some people may be familiar with a place called Puerto Plata, as it is a popular vacation spot. The wedding took place on a beach about 30 minutes west of ...