Travel Blogs from Jacmel
... yet!" Clearly they have conservative values!
Dinner at the hotel was lovely, with a nice breeze and a beautiful pool nearby. We had a buffet of rice and beans, fried fish, mixed vegetables, stewed chicken and salad, followed by cookies-and-cream ice cream for dessert. At that point it felt surreal knowing that I was in Haiti enjoying a delicious meal, with Beyonce and Bryan ...
The English program is alive and well and growing.
I worked hard this summer to encourage Rones & Sonson, the teachers we agreed to hire, and CEL (Comite Education La Montagne, the committee of headmasters joined together to improve education for all in La Montagne) to communicate and manage the program without my direct input once I had returned home. The relationship that has grown between those two teachers and CEL was a challenging one at first ...
Just a quick update on loved ones I consider family in my home away from home...
Gran and Papi are doing well. In fact, both greeted me with big hugs and
smiles and Gran gave me a gentle loving pat on the hips and said, “Maman ou te
fe manje pou ou byen,” or something along
those lines, meaning “Your mother has been cooking well for you.” I laughed a little embarrassed, but feeling
like a real family member to take ...
There are two reasons I returned to Haiti this last time
around. One, to keep a promise I had
made to students and teachers involved in the English program to return at the
end of the summer session to share in reflecting on progress made and planning
for the school year schedule. Two, I had
been invited to join the Friends of the Children Medical group to work with
them in ...
... physical strength, mental, emotional and spiritual strength are much tougher, but I feel more rewarding. Just as your physical strength is evident on the outside it gives its rewards on the outside, whereas mental emotional and spiritual strength will reward your heart and soul, and those around you and as they are deeper within the rewards are deep and profoundly felt, letting us experience God’s joy and peace and other spiritual fruits. I was able ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet