November 27 – 30, 2018 FRIDAY We got up early on our last day in the Dominican Republic on our #JetBlueforGood trip. Our final service project started at 8 AM. We were up and packing around 6 AM and got down to have a leisurely breakfast. Both groups gathered together in the large conference room… Continue reading Last Day in the DR & Service Project #3
November 27 – 30, 2018 THURSDAY On our third day, our group was scheduled to do our service project in the afternoon. We slept in and had breakfast overlooking the beach and then got ready in our JetBlue swag to head out to our next project: assisting with literacy projects at Escuela de Educación Especial… Continue reading Dominican Republic: Service Project #2
November 27 – 30, 2018 WEDNESDAY After our first service project, we left for an excursion in the early afternoon. We had gone to the concierge desk that morning to ask about available options, and this was the one the one of most interest to us: a 2-3 hour private tour around more native and… Continue reading Dominican Republic: Excursion to Higüey
November 27 – 30, 2018 WEDNESDAYWe started off our first full day in the Dominican Republic waking up bright and early at 6 AM and heading down to one of the open restaurants for breakfast. While I am not a morning person, it was beautiful to see the sunrise over the resort. We met in… Continue reading Dominican Republic: Service Project #1
November 27 - 30, 2018 TUESDAYAfter arriving at "Destination Good" (Dominican Republican), we got on a bus at the airport and headed to the resort where we would be staying, which was in Punta Cana. Punta Cana is the eastern-most tip of the Dominican Republic with a population just under 50,000 (while the whole DR… Continue reading Welcome to the Dominican Republic
November 27 - 30, 2018 This was perhaps my most intriguing trip, yet. The background of this is that a sorority sister posted a link on my wall saying, "You should apply for this!" JetBlue was looking for individuals to apply for an all-expense paid volunteer trip to an unknown destination for four days. You wouldn't… Continue reading #CheckInForGood to the Dominican Republic!