Recent posts from: Bonao – 7/14/2017


Day 11: Immigration Day


Today was Immigration Day. The day started off with some of the Glimpsers exercising with the Executive Director of Global Glimpse, Eliza, a super special treat.  At 7:00am, the Glimpsers officially woke up and had breakfast. Then, we headed out to Batey Palave....

Day 10: Living like a true Dominican


Today was Living Like a Local Day.  We woke up at 6:30 in the morning feeling tired from lack of sleep after an exciting free day yesterday where we bought our last souvenirs. The water was turned off to get a true experience so we all took a bucket shower, and when...

Day 9: Free Day #2


Today was Free Day. We all woke up at 8am (which means we got to sleep in a little!) and went down for breakfast at 9am. We had two opportunities today to go explore the city. Some groups went to the nail salon, some went to buy souvenirs and jewelry, and some went...

Day 8: The truth behind the chocolate we love


Today was Working Like A Local Day. We woke up earlier than the birds, which we were all so obviously ecstatic about (just kidding it was 6am). Then we had the delicious breakfast Licalot made; pancakes, eggs and watermelon. It was the first traditionally American...

Day 7: Hope for the Future


Today was Deconstructing Poverty Day.  We woke up, ate breakfast and then we took the bus to Niños con una Esperanza (Children with Hope). A married couple named Elizabet and Pablo founded this place. They first started working with kids in prison and then that’s what...
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