I Saw Whales

One of the biggest dreams of mine was to get to see a whale in the Dominican Republic. I not only saw one but three whales! Every year more than 1500 humpback whales visit Samaná bay in the months January, February and March. Whale watching is […]

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I changed class

In the end of February, everyone in my year group at school had to change classrooms and classmates. As usual, I didn´t know what was going on and was confused to see my classroom filled with people I didn´t know.  So naturally, I began asking people […]

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Viaje a Cayo Arena

AFS arranged another trip from the 2nd to 4th of February and it was amazing! Day 1 We started the trip by going to a small island called Cayo Arena which is a tiny island and is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in […]

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Constanza

The 2nd of January I went with my host moms friend´s family to a place in the Dominican Republic called Constanza. It´s a beautiful place with lots of mountains and amazing sights. At this point, I couldn’t speak that much Spanish so it was quite a […]

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My New Year’s Eve

My New Years Eve was pretty simple. My host mom and I started the evening by watching 90 års fødseldag and watching The Queen´s speech (Dronning Margrethe 2). Later in the evening, we went to my cousin’s house where we ate and listened to music. […]

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The last school day before Christmas

The last day before was fun! My class ordered pizza and we listened to music. My math teacher gave us candy and we took pictures in front of the Christmas decorations. We could also choose whatever T-shirt we wanted which was a nice change from […]

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My Christmas Eve

How it felt I will start this story off by saying that it was difficult and hard to spend Christmas Eve away from my Danish family. I love Christmas and I´m used to be surrounded by people that share the same love for it as […]

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December in DR

December in the Dominican Republic was a strange time for me. Until now I have always known exactly what Christmas is and isn’t and what it includes and doesn’t include.  Christmas was completely different here. Even though it was hard it was amazing! Traditions  I can´t really point […]

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The package

The package had finally arrived! The delivery guy looked at me to see where I wanted the package. Eager to get rid of the heavy weight he dropped the package and was out the door before I could thank him. I waited a few minutes to open […]

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