Mother Boone

A big fat toad jumped ahead and led the trail through the dark, misty jungle. I had no idea where the toad and my dear friend from college, Daria Boone’s mum, were taking me. But as soon as we reached the gazebo, a little hut with a big doublebed and a bathtub, with only mosquito nets separating the room from the jungle, the hairs on my skin raised like obedient soldiers. There is something about this gazebo, a short walk from the house by the tree on “The Land”…

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Three days in LA

Three contrasty days to my previous beach-months? Oh yeah.

Three girls staying with Alex: the supermodel Gitte, the dancer Ane and the backpacker (moi). Alex Herron is known for directing musicvideos for stars like Kylie Minogue, Pitbull and Basshunter, but is known to me for his good heart, honesty and hospitality. Last night, 300 meters away from Alex’s appartment in Hollywood Boulevard, celebrities walked down the red Oscar-carpet.

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So long!

Till we meet again…

To sum up my stay in Cabarete:
Home – away from home.
A new passion – for (wave)surfing.
My first love – Music! I’ve finally in my life started practicing guitar.
Nammm – homemade recipes from “mama” (oatmeal and cucumber-juice).
Friends – for life. Locals and travelers.
Parties – crazy ones with no alcohol but with lot’s of booty-shaking.
Balsam – for the soul. Yoga, walks, good talks, training, kiting, surfing, tea with honey.

Quote – I’LL BE BACK…

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(Some of) The Folks

Reiner – The german Mr.Niceguy who recently sold his business and house to migrate to the Dominican Republic. Before leaving he gave different colored post-it notes to his family and friends; one color for each person. He invited them to stick the post-its onto the items they wanted; the DVD-player, the TV, the stereosystem – everything there. The only rule was that they could only collect the items after he had left. He wanted to keep his home till the bitter(sweet) end, before heading off to a new unknown start here in Cabarete.

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