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Apr 07

Greenwich time!

To start off our morning, we took a lovely boat ride to Greenwich around the Thames. This was very nice because we had a tour guide who helped make the ride more meaningful and he was very funny which was also a plus. I keep learning more and more new things every day about London …

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Apr 07

Weekend in Oxfordshire!

On Saturday we explored Oxford, I did not really have any expectations for this trip and no one had any specific plans;  however, this ended up being the best plan because it turned out to be a really great day! When we first arrived to the town we climbed the hill next to the Oxford …

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Apr 02

Sail

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Sailing made me think of a relaxing day on the water. A day that would not require any bruises, cuts, or the arousal of my impatient temperament. Once again, outdoor pursuits has proven my oh so omnipotent notions wrong. Sailing is exhausting. Those fun boats might look cute and adorable but spend a day in …

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Apr 02

Never Land

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London is to me what New York City was to Carrie Bradshaw. I fell in love with it last year, and going back last weekend showed me just how much I really do adore that city. If Manchester United was a London club, I would have no choice but to sell a kidney and move …

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Mar 07

“Homeward Bound” (Day 8)

It is the last day of our adventure and it is bitter sweet.  It is exciting to be closing the distance between us and our friends and families.  It is equally hard to leave behind this Caribbean paradise filled with all of our new friends.  There will always be a piece of us that stays …

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Mar 05

Being Haitian in the Dominican! (Day 6)

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Today we went back to the Haitian church where the children also have school during the day and did wellness checks on all of them and some adults. The wellness checks include taking height, weight, blood pressure, pulse, respirations and a basic appearance assessment. The Haitian community was extremely welcoming and the parents seemed relieved …

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Mar 04

Day of FUN! (Day 5)

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The Dove Mission Center is closed on Mondays, so we decided today would be a good day to support tourism in Puerto Plata! We had an amazing time visiting the 27 Waterfalls. This involves a 3-hour hike involving sliding down and jumping off of 27 waterfalls, and we all had a blast. The views were …

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Mar 02

Dia de jugar (Day of Play) (Day 3)

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Hola amigos! What a fun and exciting day we have had in the Dominican Republic! All of the local children had the day off from school and were at the Dove Mission Children’s Center, nearly 100 children were present. We interacted with the children all morning and played games with them until it was time …

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