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After just 3 weeks on Ile-a Vache, it was coming towards the end of our first stint in Haiti. The Christmas songs were being blasted out at Kai Ailish, and the island was getting ready for 2 key events which would mark the end of our trip - the orphanage Christmas party, and the first annual Christmas song contest!
Ile a Vache isn't a big place, but it's still taken a while for us to orientate ourselves. Whilst Dave is working with contractors a lot of the time, Katy ...
After 1 week in Port au Prince it was great to finally set off for Ile a vache. We still had little idea of what to expect. Our Irish companions had been spinning tales about how we would be visiting the local Irish bar that night, and then heading out clubbing on the island. Considering we were told of the mass lack of infrastructure, no electricity or running water, this seemed very unlikely. We left Las Cayes around mid day following the usual pre boat departure beers. It was great ...
... that almost each of the boats has a name which refers to God or to Jesus! Here, God protects them on the sea, as on land. And they need it, of this protection, because they are very vulnerable. Almost all their cultures were destroyed by the passage of the hurricane Sandy last autumn. Even banana trees did not resist.
Apparently, several investors want to increase the capacity in hotels of the island, because it is a beautiful ...
... such as ours, others had been helping in orphanages or teaching Bible school, some had been there to build houses or churches. Many Haitians had come to Christ, such as the Voodoo Queen who was a "leader " in her village and brought others along with her. We all agreed that while we could not fix all the problems of Haiti, we had at least brought a little hope to the people, to show them they are not forgotten. Yet for many of us, there was ...
... for a week. Then I saw it and I could not stop screaming! I had dealt with tarantulas on the porch, a scorpion in the bathroom, cockroaches in the kitchen , and mosquitos everywhere, but here in the corner was a dead mouse with a bloody head (?from a trap )-it was the final straw! I threw the bag back on it and everyone came running at my screams.I just could not stop, because the thought of it having been there all the time while I was sleeping, was just too ...