Did you know that time is a measurement of distance? In Haiti it is. It doesn't matter the number of miles it is between The Apparent Project and the metal workers at Croix de Bouquet. On Sunday, it's a little over a 30 minute drive. On a Friday afternoon, it's a 3 hour drive. Miles … Continue reading Distance in Haiti
Listed below are an American's view of the Haitian Rules of the Road: 1. Size matters. If you are driving a big truck you have the right of way over a small truck. 2. Do you know how many people can fit on a "Tap Tap?' (Haitian taxi - often made out of rather old … Continue reading Haitian Rules of the Road
I distinctly remember the first time we came to Haiti. The plane touched down and parked several hundred yards from the terminal. So we got our carry on luggage, go down the steps and walk across the extremely hot concrete to the terminal. Keep in mind, if you come to Haiti in the summer, you … Continue reading The Plane Touches Down
I want to apologize for the delay in turning more of my notes about my trip into blog posts. Let's just say that upon return, life got in the way a bit....... So, where I left you last was on an airplane beginning the descent into Port Au Prince. A couple of things that struck … Continue reading Landing in Port Au Prince
Once again, this is in Haiti and look how dry that part of Haiti is......