Alexis: Hey, we're going swimming in Jarabacoa, want to join....?
Me: I'm not sure, I kind of already had plans....
Alexis: It will be fun!
Me: Ok I'm in!
So at least you know I didn't shirk my responsibilities right off the bat and that I put up a good fight for my lesson plans....kind of....:)
One hour later we were cruising down a zippy little highway tucked in between the mountains, jamming to some lazy carribbean music with the windows rolled down, and sipping on a shared liter of Presidente (and another bottle of straight rum...but shhhh...don't mention that to my mom.) Soon our cruise turned into a climb and our compact blue car chugged its way up through little mountain towns until we arrived at our destination: a calm pool of water at the base of breath taking waterfall. The pictures speak for themselves.