Travel Blogs from Les Cayes, Haiti

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Not aux cayes, Les cayes, Haiti travel blog

Not aux cayes

A travel blog entry by kris

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... my mind a paid just for 2 nights.. which means the price hike has made her lose money rather than gain anything.. Les cayes seems like your average haitian town with it's bustling street market life and overcrowded tap taps racing through.. i haven't ...

Choas and Cholera, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Choas and Cholera

A travel blog entry by logansullivan

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... marks quite the occasion for me as I have not had a minute to catch my breath for the last 10 days since I arrived in Haiti, and I mean that quite literally. This position is more demanding than I could have imagined, the region I am in charge of is in ...

Cayes and Chantal, Les Cayes and Chantal, Haiti travel blog

Cayes and Chantal

A travel blog entry by jen_vanuatu

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... drive down then, if we stop for food. A couple from Texas arrived in Port au Prince, and they were supposed to fly down to Les Cayes, but they missed their flight, so now have to drive down. It is a good character building exercise. I do not like it, ...

Day 8 - Rocks and Cats, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Day 8 - Rocks and Cats

A travel blog entry by christineraymo

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... of any of those Haitian cats much less a kitten from Mimi.  She is so friggin’ tiny!  All of the animals in Haiti are very skinny and I was told it was a protein deficiency which is also the reason all the Haitians are skinny too.  I ...

Day 5 - Finally!  To Work!, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Day 5 - Finally! To Work!

A travel blog entry by christineraymo

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Our first full work day was pretty interesting. I was up at 6 ready to go, just excited to start working FINALLY.  Sam and I went out to verify measurements of the already dug trenches.  They turned out to by pretty far off our plans.  It ...

Day 7 - Commander?, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Day 7 - Commander?

A travel blog entry by christineraymo

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... of Americans after this.  Maybe not, but I am doing the best I can to represent the hard workers of America here in Haiti!  Haha that sounds a bit self-righteous!  Geeze. When the work day was almost done three of the older girls came out ...

Last Day-Return to Port Au Prince, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Last Day-Return to Port Au Prince

A travel blog entry by pedsptcmf

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... one was around at first.    Then Ted came out to greet us and we started chatting about the Advantage Program back in Les Cayes, Dr. June's R&R  and our experience of the mission trip. We did bring up our concern that we had heard our ...

Day 11 - Lazy Sunday?, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Day 11 - Lazy Sunday?

A travel blog entry by christineraymo

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... I thought he was going to fall!  He had no hands on the handle bars! I was really glad we got to see downtown Les Cayes again too.  Yesterday it was chaotic and busy and everyone looked grumpy and sad and hot and dirty.  Sunday night had a ...

Work and Remembering to Count our Blessings., Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Work and Remembering to Count our Blessings.

A travel blog entry by pedsptcmf

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... them one day what they wanted to do with their lives, since they seem so bright and we could not imagine them staying in Les Cayes forever. We were surprised however that they did not dream to up and leave , which with their language skills they surely ...

The  People You Meet, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

The People You Meet

A travel blog entry by pedsptcmf

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... ) go by andpass them, saying " bonswa" Apparently you can walk at all hours of the day and evening and be safe here in Les Cayes. Sometimes I think they are just curious about us, they do not see many white people here. Actualy coming out of church on ...

A little R& R, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

A little R& R

A travel blog entry by pedsptcmf

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... in this town, but had high walls around them. There were signs for hotel-bars-discos! Obviously a different type of neighborhood from Les Cayes. Erwol drove the truck through gates and we parked under palm trees. The beach looked like the type of beach ...

Day 6 - A Poem, A Goat, and A Rap Performance, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Day 6 - A Poem, A Goat, and A Rap Performance

A travel blog entry by christineraymo

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... get excited about what we were doing and they were!  I thought that since they didn’t have any damage from the quake in Les Cayes that they would just dismiss this and think that they don’t need it.   Well that’s about the ...

Eye-Openers, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Eye-Openers

A travel blog entry by pedsptcmf

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... of Haiti.The adventure continues and so do the prayers.... Haiti Photos & Videos (3,116) Read About Experiences Les Cayes Travel Blogs (12) Haiti Travel Blogs (348) Get Travel Advice Haiti Forum (68) Check Out Attractions Things to do in ...

The People We Serve, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

The People We Serve

A travel blog entry by pedsptcmf

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... in the back. Haiti needs those kind of friends.     In fact we have met many friends of Haiti, here in Les Cayes, who sacrifice their time and talent to make a difference in the everyday lives of Haitians. We are honored to add our ...

Work day sights and sounds, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Work day sights and sounds

A travel blog entry by pedsptcmf

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Monday morning- our first work day. We were up bright and early (before 6) ,with the sounds of the roosters outside our window. No need for an alarm clock! Their noise and the stray dogs barking was soon drowned up by the starting of the generator. It ...

Back to the USA, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Back to the USA

A travel blog entry by pedsptcmf

... the US soldiers arrived- and the picture of home was complete! They were returning home for the July 4th holiday after serving in Haiti.    As the building began to fill up with people from all over the USA all wearing brightly colored T shirts ...

Day 10 - Bananas and coconuts are the best!, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Day 10 - Bananas and coconuts are the best!

A travel blog entry by christineraymo

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... trying to build a church there.  That’s seems like an odd priority but whatever.  Not my business.  We rode into Les Cayes with Jay and Judex along to help us out. We stopped first at a grocery store to pick up some Rum and Coffee to ...

Mixed Feelings, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Mixed Feelings

A travel blog entry by pedsptcmf

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... are quite rare here! A fact that we later found out not to be true as the banks of the paths all around this area of Les Cayes are full of them and they come out of their holes at night to capture other insects! We have pictures to prove it! Apparently ...

Day 2 -the Kids, the Project, and the Sea Hunter, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Day 2 -the Kids, the Project, and the Sea Hunter

A travel blog entry by christineraymo

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... Maine over a month ago and ran into every kind of gov't roadblocks possible.  Both from the U.S. but mostly Haiti.  They had the reporter, Bill Nemitz, on board so thier trials and tribulations were well documented.  Here is the ...

Day 3 - Mock-Up day, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Day 3 - Mock-Up day

A travel blog entry by christineraymo

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... was I…Oh yeah.. we are on our way to the construction supply warehouse to order stuff!  We drove through the streets of Les Cayes which is really scary in the back of a truck, but really fun at the same time.  You could tell people ...

Day 9 - TGIF!, Les Cayes, Haiti travel blog

Day 9 - TGIF!

A travel blog entry by christineraymo

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... we have been working with the past week.  In fact, I was told Espwa is one of the largest employers in southern Haiti.  I’m sure some of them live out in these houses. We walked back to the site where they were almost finished pouring ...

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