Written Wednesday, July 13, 2011 The volunteers got together to celebrate the Fourth of July. I took a guagua (small bus) to get there, and on the way there was a Haitian man on the side of the road waiting for the bus. The cobrador (the guy that charges money and tells the driver when … More black like me?
Written Saturday, June 11, 2011 Last Friday I took my Senegalese twists out, and spent what felt like the whole day Saturday washing my hair, etc. I have really thick hair, so I actually started taking my twists out bit-by-bit a few days before actually taking them all out, so it wouldn’t be as taxing … More hair matters in my site (…or maybe it doesn’t)
Written Saturday, March 5, 2011 It’s been three days since I’ve been in the DR, and I’m enjoying myself. I miss home. But I realize that I can’t ever really go back to the way things were. I can already see that I’m going to change through this experience. The difference between living in Latin … More welcome to the tropics