I went river rafting

The 4th of June I went river rafting with my friend from Italy and we had a blast! Our little trip included breakfast (buffet), lunch (buffet) and river rafting for 2 hours and only ended up costing 2200 pesos (280 kr.) for each person. On […]

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Día de la Independencia

27th of February The Dominican Independence Day is the 27th of February is a very important day for the Dominicans. The day is a national holiday and all schools and (most) workplaces close down for the day. https://www.donquijote.org says: “Today on the Dominican Independence Day, locals […]

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Another (amazing) AFS trip

13th, 14th and 15th of April Soooooo we went on another trip that AFS had planned for us and it was amazing! I got sunburned all over my body (to the big amusement of my classmates), but besides from that, it was a good trip. Here […]

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Los tres ojos and aquarium

The weekend 21st to 23rd of March I spend the weekend in Santo Domingo with my host mom, brother and grandma. Thursday evening we took a bus to Santo Domingo and ate at a restaurant.   We slept at my host brothers apartment which is also where […]

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Carnaval 2018

Carnivals are a big part of the Dominican culture, so naturally, I had to go. I went with two other friends from Moca to La Vega. The biggest carnival is held in the La Vega all Sundays in February. It was okay but I wouldn’t […]

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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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