Abaka Bay Resort
Travel Blogs from Ile-a-Vache
... obstacles are to be overcome: absence of professional training, no electricity form the mail land network, no drinking water, everything is to be imported. Good news in all this: the airport of Les Cayes, facing the island, on the main land, is going to be enlarged and to become international, in anticipation of tourist development in the South of the country. The īle-ā-Vache will have certainly its share of the cake. In 5-10 years???
... of self doubt that perhaps we had not given them sufficient teaching (for us related to therapy, for some nurses related to health issues etc) so that our work could be carried on. After all, we could get up and leave while the Haitians were still here left amidst their problems. Now the two weeks (and for some mission trips one week) seemed too short to do what we needed to do. But we all agreed that it would take a person of great vision and ...
... else could not understand my distress and was laughing; Anne said she had never known me to scream like I did! I left and went out onto the porch to calm down, while the staff promptly cleaned up the mess. There are some critters that just put you over the limit!
Well with that drama over, we now had to deal with some vendors who always came to the guest house to sell their wares on the last day teams were there. The souvenirs were similar to those at ...
... hills and some mountains. I asked why we did not go to these (closer) beaches and Marvin said they had a lot of trash on them because they were public.
After winding through some typical hill towns, we descended to Port Salut. Immediately we noticed a difference and the road was beautifully paved with what looked like pressed concrete or possibly bricks. The houses here all seemed finished in this town, but had high walls around them. There were ...
... heavy for a midday meal, but apparently Haitians eat their main meal at lunch and if they were lucky something light for supper. The staff and residents all got to eat their lunch at the guest house and then Seraphim would take up the remainders to the hospital patients that MTI were looking after (particularly Philostene).
In the afternoon, we trailed up to the hospital to treat the in-patients. We met our interpreters on the terrace and went again into the ...
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