Recent posts from: SJ1C San Juan DR 7-24


Adventure Fun Day!


Today, we started our day early by waking up at 6:30. The bus ride to our first destination, Barahona, was a long two hours. On the way there, we listened to music and ate our breakfast. When we arrived we were given a presentation on the stone called Larimar. Larimar...

Working like a Local


So today was working like a local day! The day started off by driving to FECADES, which is a coffee farm in the mountains of Guanito.  There we learned about the farm and how they produce the coffee before we were put to work. We were split into 4 groups where we...

Aid and Development Day!


Hey everyone! My name is Lynda and today I was the leader of the day. Today’s theme was Aid and Development. We had visitors come and talk to us from Peace Corps which is an international volunteer organization founded by John F. Kennedy in 1961. They explained to us...

Adventure Day!


Today was a lot of fun! Everything was completely different than America from the air, food, and building structures. We started off the day with a “surprise” which was going to the Cathedral, which we walked by during our initial city tour, to view the Catholic...

Living like a Local


We began our reality challenge at 10:00 last night. This meant no water or electricity for the next 24 hours. There were ‘mixed’ reactions.  The next day we had our earliest wake-up call so far, but because of the previous nights, activities, most people were already...

Dancing in the DR


We were so nervous to be first pick for Leaders of the Day (LDDs) but so thrilled to have been LDDs. In order to have been Leaders of the Day we had to show our talents. Although we were nervous to dance and rap in front of the rest of the Glimpsers we persevered to...

History of San Juan


Hola from San Juan!  After a much needed good night sleep our first full day started with an 8am wake-up call. Breakfast was served by our San Juan family who will be feeding us all of our meals which is located right in our accommodation. Once breakfast was finished,...