A tourist in Haiti

It’s really a shame that more people don’t visit Haiti as tourists, but I can’t say I blame them. If I’d never been here or didn’t know anyone who had, and only based my opinions on what I saw in the news, I probably wouldn’t come either. When people come here though, they realize that … Continue reading

Two years after the earthquake in Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince

Yesterday marked the two year anniversary of the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti. In Cite Soleil over the past week, trash was picked up and walls were decorated with art to prepare for the memorial events. (Graffiti done by  well-known Haitian graffiti artist, Jerry, whose art can be seen all over Port-au-Prince – check … Continue reading

Happy New Year from Port-au-Prince

A belated Happy New Year from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where life is not as glamorous as it is in the States, but definitely more interesting, and way more creative. That was our “ball” which we dropped at midnight – a big stuffed snowman toy with headlamps wrapped around it, dangling from the crane that we borrowed … Continue reading