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TGS - Dominican Republic pt. 2

When we left the camp we were able to really see the Dominican for what it was. We stayed at our host’s house, went to church, painted a community center and experienced the flavor of Dominican culture. 296 more words


Nostalgia at La Zona Colonial

I’ve walked the empty streets of la Zona during the night many times. Passing the tall Christmas tree and twinkling lights as I walk up and down Conde street; going into the baby blue doors of la Espiral and saying hi to my housemates or just passing by them on my way to el parque Duarte; wandering, looking for colmado Los Muchachos, that one bar that serves drinks in children’s brightly colored beach buckets, and if I’m with Elsi, a vendor selling chocolate bars out of a baby carriage. 220 more words


Hispaniola and Latin America

Hispaniola and Latin America

by Kenneth Reeds

It is possible to argue that the term Latin America was coined by the French, specifically by Napoleon III (1808-1873), nephew and heir of Napoleon I and President of the French Second Republic and Emperor of the Second French Empire. 412 more words


It's a silver moment!

25 years ago, my dear Ami, took a risk of faith and love to become Amarilis De La Paz Melo de Thompson, and launched out on an unconventional path of following Jesus with me, in a call to the least reached, the places where other Christians don’t want to go, and to do work that others do not want to do. 662 more words


Fathom to offer conversational Spanish classes


Fathom cruises will include conversational Spanish classes for passengers to learn a handful of useful phrases before their arrival in Cuba or the Dominican Republic. 145 more words


Holding Your Own Space in the Flow

I recently returned from a vacation in the beautiful Dominican Republic and discovered that Christmas is a really big deal down there.  Apparently, Christmas trees and decorations go up as early as 3 months in advance. 713 more words

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