Can’t Stand The Sadness

Can’t Stand The Sadness

I decided to leave. Too depressing. Too sad. Below is the massive UN barracks in downtown Cap Haitien. Complete with machine gun towers. This is as close as I dared get to snap photos. The UN soldiers here were from Nepal. It said so on the front gate and the Nepalese...
Even Sadder When It Rains

Even Sadder When It Rains

Yes, the skies darkened and then opened, and the rain poured down, making Haiti seem that much more sad. It also got some of that stagnant (dengue infested, I’m sure) water moving through the trash filled gutters and streets. And created lots of mud. Undeterred,...
Sacre Bleu! Hello Haiti!

Sacre Bleu! Hello Haiti!

Yes, Haiti. Call me crazy, but I needed to see for myself. So I did. Pretty straight forward to get there from the Dominican Republic (from here on the DR or just DR), actually. I found myself in Santiago de Los Caballeros (Santiago for short, right?), in a little...