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  • Day 42 - Now I Understand...(the Dominican haircut)===In reality it's an ART, or perhaps SURGERY, but by no means is it your average haircut...=== $3.86 USD - for the freshest, cleanest, most detailed haircut and line up I've ever received in my life! Now I understand why Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 20, 2012
  • Day 41 - Service & Our Brotherhood......I think some of the best moments here in DR, are the times we're with our brothers. Especially so when we reflect on how far everyone has come to this one little island yet in a matter of moments Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 19, 2012
  • Day 38, 39 & 40...The past few days have been pretty quiet for us... the weather's recently cleared up. We've been trying to catch up on sleep (from Tamboril & another move to a new location) And been trying to get back into Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 18, 2012
  • Day 37 - Meeting in the dark...Now that we're back in Costambar, Puerto Plata - we've been thinking about which meeting to go to... ENGLISH - SPANISH - ENGLISH - SPANISH - ENG....ok you get the picture! Well we didn't come all the way here for Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 15, 2012
  • Day 36 - Back in Costambar, Puerto Plata."There are enough things in this life to keep us downhearted, use this time for joy!" "Hey guys sounds like ur feeling down. Hang in there its a great experience jehovah will bless u!!!!!" "Just wanted to let you guys know Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 14, 2012
  • Day 34 & 35Saturday night into Sunday morning was probably the loudest I had heard Tamboril. It still amazing me that in a country that suffers from rolling blackouts that one can still find enough batteries to power four 20" speakers.... Anyway I Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 13, 2012
  • Day 33Today we started our day off better! Made the 8:45 am group at the kingdom hall after which we piled into Yuss SUV, 3 in the back 6 in the middle (4 + kids) and Yuss and his wife Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 11, 2012
  • Day 31 & we've lost of bit of steam and have hit maybe the 2nd "wall" since we've been here... At what point does a fact become a complaint? Sure this place is small that we're staying in and sure we Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 10, 2012
  • Day 30 ===TODAY WE DID NOTHING===the end... No but seriously, we did nothing...nada. Well we took a cab ride into Santiago to do groceries and on the way back we found a bakery that Raquel recommended to us....ahhhhhhhhhhhh finally baked bread that Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 8, 2012
  • Day 28 & 29Monday morning we left Bavaro and Taia cried and cried and cried for a good 20 mins. When I asked her what was wrong she said she didn't want to leave... I guess even the kids appreciated that this Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 7, 2012
  • Good Night From Bavaro... Our week here is officially over and we're a little on the sad side. It kinda felt like and international reunion of witnesses here in Bavaro. The brothers and sisters we met here were just amazingly loving, kind Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 5, 2012
  • Santo Domingo Awww sun and beaches... Should I say anything more?? An amazing week visiting the Posted by FlorianaG in From Venice to Atlanta (and back) | Nov 26, 2011
  • Day 26 &'s Sunday today and for the first time here in DR we're feeling a little under the weather. Noah's got a fever 39+ degrees however he still wants to go to the beach... Anyway if we fall off the Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 5, 2012
  • Day 25 Yesterday was a pretty interesting day for us. I feel in some ways it was maybe the highlight of us coming here to Bavaro. I think we have probably all had those moments where you without a shadow of a Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 3, 2012
  • Day 24 Been here in Bavaro for 3 days and what a spirit the group has here! Today more brothers and sisters were at the morning group. From Pennsylvania, Orlando and Texas (I think.) [img= Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 2, 2012
  • Day 23Today's is the 1st day in February and we're just past three weeks into our trip... 1/3 of our time here in DR. It's nice being here in Bavaro for a week as it's been a nice change of Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Feb 1, 2012
  • Day 22Yesterday (Monday) was day two here in Bavaro and it was a service day for the english group here in Bavaro. They meet at 8:40am in the parking lot of a shopping mall here about 10 minute away from Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Jan 31, 2012
  • Seasons in the sunDuring our spring break, with three friends, I visited Dominican Republic. Although a more trendy location to travel would have been Punta Cana, we chose to go to Puerto Plata for a relaxing holiday and booked the reservations at the Posted by nzyucel in Note to self: The long awaited blog | Jan 31, 2012
  • Day 20 & 21Yesterday morning 10 am we popped in on the Haitian Creole group that meets at the local kingdom hall. The group consists of mostly foreigners, the majority of which are from the states. What a spirit they have. Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Jan 30, 2012
  • Day 18 & 19===Yesterday=== was a service day from the Kingdom Hall... nice group out in the morning! Although every time I talk with the brothers from the Haitian Creole group that meet at the Hall, I hear murmurings in spanish from Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Jan 28, 2012
  • Day 17Not sure where the day went but it's 11:23pm Dominican time and we did absolutely nothing todaybut eat and sleep... It rained hard pretty much all day.... [img= caption=Screen Sho Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Jan 26, 2012
  • Day 16==Today I must admit we had ants in our pants...== Literally...we woke up this morning ready to go in service only to find ants in our clothes cupboard. I guess they weren't happy to see us either cause one of Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Jan 25, 2012
  • Day 157:51 am - wake up. 8:10 am - no seriously wake up gotta leave in 20 minutes. 8:40 am - leaving home with a 10 minute walk to make 8:45 group. 8:52 am - arrive at group just in time to find them Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Jan 24, 2012
  • Day 14...I still haven't figured out the exact reason yet, but Monday = "sacred day" here in DR. Well at least with's apparently known that no one really "meets" for field service on Mondays... people will still conduct studies, Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Jan 23, 2012
  • Day 13Today was our first Sunday meeting. 5pm. 3:30 Yuss came down to take us to the tree and it seems that once Yuss gets going he jumps into adventure mode. I kinda like this guy...he seems to enjoy Posted by MarkPhillips in TANORAMA | Jan 22, 2012

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