Valley High Villa
Travel Blogs from Runaway Bay
... my little boy with Sickle Cell, who two months ago was confined to his wheelchair with the missing tires, who has not attended school for 3 years for this reason, who misses playing with his friends because he cannot run around with them, met me halfway when he saw my walking down the road, with the help of his “new” walker, bright white smile from ear-to-ear.
I’ve decided I love curry-bra ...
Woke up at 7am and chilled on the balcony while Sven was still sleeping. We went to breakfast at about 8 and afterwards went to the lobby. I didn't have much to do and I wanted to go swim so Sven stayed at the lobby while I went to the beach. I fed the fish again - I love being surrounded by Sergeant Majors! Its like I'm part of the shoal! After ...
The morning was again cloudy, breezy but warm. I went snorkelling in the waters in front of the hotel. The beach water directly in front of the hotel is mostly reef so most of the beach sun bathers go to the long beach off to one side of the hotel. The reef has many colourful fish and the water is nice and warm so a good swim. Syl waded in as well but didn't snorkel. ...
longer than I had expecting I'll upload them in instalments of 10
days from now which will also make it less laborious to read. I've
already had to delete half of what I'd typed for this entry to keep
it at a reasonable length.
In summary of my first 10 days.
- Loving Jamaica, the weather and
- I have no tan to speak of yet.
- My host family ...
... love it all. I love chaos. If I lose my voice at the end of the day, so be it. But when my kids run up to me at the end of devotion every morning saying "AUNTIE CASEY!!" you can't help but push all those little stresses to the back of your mind. It's hard to be frustrated with kids who say that you draw teddy bears & fish "real pretty" (for those of you who know me: my artistic ability is zero). I also get along quite well with the 2nd grade teacher ...