Hotel le Rendez-Vous
Travel Blogs from Jacmel
... Was it outside in the woods? Everyone saw the experience as a cultural one with more of a "spiritual" than religious meaning but I opted out of it. They said afterwards that there was indeed a lot of drumming, singing and dancing. There was a man on stilts dancing among the crowd and he stepped on my roommate's foot while on the stilts. I don't know if I'm remembering this right but I think that for the ceremony part they went inside ...
I will try to post the video again! I have attached a video of the children who attend the school on the grounds near the united Methodist guest house here in port-au-prince. There are 1400 children who attend the school and they start each morning ...
... this course to work as interpreters at various stations in the clinic and triage/ waiting room area! Three of the students who regularly attend the classes come from La Vallee, a good 2 hour walk away from La Croix National School. Enthusiasm abounds.
CEL was able to encourage students to pay any small amount they could for course fees when they could afford to through the summer and CEL has started a very meager savings account for the program. This will ...
... we were still a
ways distance from her home. She called
back “Shannon” and I really felt home.
Adeline had given birth to a baby girl, Mariana, since I
left in April. A welcome addition to her
troupe of boys. Mariana is healthy and
smiley and full of love. We chatted and
made plans to share a meal or two while I was in town and discussed the boys
going back to school. She asked about my
family back home. ...
... where the
group stayed near the church talking about community happenings and about the
work in the clinic. I talked to Linda,
an RN and her niece, a 4th year med student OB/GYN in the making,
about the work they were doing and how they choose the careers they did and
shared with them my growing interest in medicine and public health in
general. It was instant ...