Went to La Salsera tonight for another class. This was my first time with this instructor—Juan Manuel. He was excellent. He paid close attention to time and was right on the money. I was quite happy about that.
Afterwards, he and a few other students—Hector, Natalia, and Melisa—were heading out for pizza and he invited me. It was a good time just hanging with some really nice locals. Although I've been robbed twice and had a third attempt, this kind of experience is beginning to add up. That is, I'm meeting and hanging out with more and more people who are genuinely kind, generous, and fun, and I continue to make good, new friends.