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“In Transit”

Location: Santo Domingo through Western Dominican
Date: 11/2/2010
The ride to camp was easy enough. What started out a promise to fly over the great island in helicopter luxury, waking at 4:30 AM for the opportunity, ended as a 6 hour long bus ride to a town and a car drive through the roaring border. The night before, as always when traveling, I disregarded many suggestions to look into hotels, not locating sleeping quarters till I arrived. Any shoestring traveler recognizes the wisdom of this move. My bank account was drained, long since committed to providing basic needs while searching for a spiritually (though ultimately not financially) rewarding goal. Why Continue reading ‘“In Transit”’ »