Travel Journal: July 20-22, 2011

Wednesday, July 20th We sleep in until 10am and then get our stuff together to head back to the Capital.We say goodbye to our friends. Karan is anxious to get back because he has a client leaving the next day who wants to buy hair. We say our goodbyes to our friends…

Travel Journal: July 16-19, 2011

Saturday, July 16th We sleep late which feels luxurious after several busy days. The day passes slowly without much consequence. We make food, we watch a movie. We make more food – I cook dinner of red bean curry, grilled fish, white rice and avocado. We watch another movie. Next door the…

Travel Journal: July 12-15, 2011

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July 12th I can’t sleep. I wake up at 3:45 am and look at the clock on my cell phone. Is it time to get up yet? I consider if I can fill the time before morning and I decide no. I will be too tired. I can’t sleep but I can…

Life on High-Definition Video

Dominican Republic carnival

Above: Dominican Republic carnival When I know I’m leaving for Santo Domingo, at first I feel a panic. Of course I’m thrilled to see Karan. I have no fears of his feelings; I know I will not e disappointed. But to leave my kids is hard. They are still so young, so…

Second Half Beach Day

We came back from Higuey Monday afternoon and there really wasn’t much we could get done that day so we just made some food and relaxed. Tuesday I had a list of things to do: a client meeting and visit three banks. One of the challenges we face is how to manage…