Villa Creole Du Cap
Travel Blogs from Cap-Haitien
... and family, Mark Jacobs- a Guyanese farmer,
writer, and educator has been working with Haitian people growing
vegetables and other sustainable agriculture related initiatives. One of
the main focus is income generation from selling excess produce.
We are also raising funds to re-build a one room school house in Cité Soleil and setting up a school garden.
He was quite the inspiration to talk to because he is doing ...
... on Cruise route, with 600,000 RCCL guests a year who thoughtfully, returned immediately to Larabee to help so many in need.
We also had “what if” discussions led by fellow traveler, Donna Karan, New York Fashion icon, who believes in protection of culture and non-mass tourism. She has launched a creative reconstitution of classical, rich and varied Haitian art and apparel for home, clothing and decorative arts. She is helping ...
... This past weekend I was recruited to play when the league's organizers challenged Limbe's doctors to a friendly match. The team consisted of myself, two of the doctors at this hospital, a few doctors from the government hospital across town, and a couple of their friends who thankfully were in much better shape than the rest of us. We scrambled to get one pick up game on Friday afternoon to serve as our practice, after which I was a bit humbled ...
... had been in Haiti just over a year. Her and her husband were working on community development, and were in the process of building pretty advanced homes in a village south of Cap. She was describing using foam insulation to keep the heat out during the day, solar panels so they wouldn't be dependent on a generator, and storm windows for hurricane season. I don't think I've seen houses with even one of those features so far in my time here, so I ...
... water, the moss hanging down from the trees into the water, and the light brown rocks that composed the floor and shore made it one of the spookiest yet prettiest things I've seen. After a short swim, we returned back to the beach to meet up with the rest of the group for the day.
We spent the rest of the day like a typical beach day- swimming, playing in the sand, reading, and eating. At one point a boat of 4 or 5 fishermen came in who had caught ...
- Continental Breakfast