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Old 01-16-2006, 10:19 AM   #1
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I am off to the Dominican for two months. Leaving on the 26th of January and staying for a little over two months. I am so excited! Anyway, the town I am staying in is called Sosua, it's a little beach town just outside of Puerto Plata. I realize this isn't really a backpackers destination, but if anyone is headed to this way for a vacation or holiday, let me know!!
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Have an awesome time! You couldn't have picked a better time of year. Keep us all abreast of what's happening down there.
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let the adventure begin! keep us posted brook. still not sure if we can make it down yet.
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Brooke, you are gonna have such a great experience down there!
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wow, have an awesome time!!! what are you going to be doing down there? I love anything tropical.

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My dad is looking at buying a bar in the DR. He is sending me down for two long hard months of "research"

If he does buy the place we are currently interested in, he will send me down to run the bar for a year at least...I love sunny places so it's all good to me.
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Haha, then you could employ a ton of TPunks to work your bar. That'd be sweet.
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gonna be priddy cool have fun......so does ya dad own a few bars or will this be the first? where shell i send my application?
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Have fun Brooke....and try to behave yourself

....nah, go crazy
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(Brooke ->) :greenguy: (<-Jamie)

Haha have a great time!!! I'm sure you'll have a blast doing your "research."

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Enjoy it! My country is beautiful! I go to the city everytime though, im a local when I go what can I say...
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Bon voyage!
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Seriously ya'll....Any T-Punk will get their first drink bought from me!!

I am getting excited, even though I still have a week before I leave. I have to pack, still have to buy some stuff, clean my room, get up to visit my mom....there is a lot of planning that goes into a trip like this!

If all goes well, then I will be living in the Dominican for a year and running this bar for my Dad. Well...at least a year. I could end up staying as long as I want.
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I hope you have a blast!!!!!!!!!
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If all goes well, then I will be living in the Dominican for a year and running this bar for my Dad. Well...at least a year. I could end up staying as long as I want.*
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Hrmm.. just found out about a hook up at an all-inclusive resort in the DR. If I go there and can manage to escape the whole all-inclusive aspect, I'm sooo there.
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WOW Brooke, you just became my new hero. good job!!!

........ oh did I mention im a bartender?

have an amazing time

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yeah, and if you end up being there for a year, anthon and i will definetly be down there sometime to see you.
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yeah, and if you end up being there for a year, anthon and i will definetly be down there sometime to see you.
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