Personal Narrative: My Favorite Vacation To Punta Cana

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The week of June 28th, 2013 was about to be the most unbelievable week of my life to date. I was about to embark on an amazing vacation to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. I can remember all the details of this vacation from the smells in the air to the taste of all the delicious food they had to offer. My mom’s whole side of the family went on this vacation to attend my grandmother’s intimate wedding that was held on the soft-sand, clearwater beach right outside of our hotel.
Friday, June 28th is a day that I will never forget. This was the day we were to arrive in the Dominican. Even though it has been five years since this vacation, I can still remember what happened from the start of this vacation. It was mid-morning as I boarded
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Each restaurant had its own twist on their recipes and each one was better than the last. There was a specific night that I remember eating at a restaurant on the resort called Toro. It was a steakhouse and their food was unmatched, but their food wasn’t the reason that I remember that night. We were seated outside on the patio and there was a thunderstorm off in the distance. Have you ever seen those pictures of tropical storms where the lightning bolts just strike across the sky? That’s kind of what this was like, but it’s so different in person. It was pitch black in the sky and every couple minutes these vast purple streaks of light would appear in the sky. It was beautiful… just sitting there with my family looking up at the night sky.
There was something about the night that was more desirable when I was at this resort. I walked down the long pathway that was next to a long stream of water. Each step I took was illuminated by the lights that went down the pathway in the grass. I was content for the night just walking down the pathway. I stopped for a second and strolled toward the water and crouch down to feel the cool water on my fingertips. I stood up and continued my walk down the lingering

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