Oct 11, 2010

Haitian Weekend

I must say that I really love being in Haiti. The work during the week is very fulfilling, and the weekends are great fun and relaxing. The only thing bothering me is this bloody heat. Saturday mornin...
Oct 8, 2010

My Haitian Week

This week has given me the chance to get involved in a number of projects, ranging from painting school chairs, continuing art lessons and giving out vitamins, to visiting several sites and spending t...
Oct 5, 2010

Finally Working

So finally the work week arrived, and I  started working on different projects. Monday morning I went to Mother Teresa’s, a humanitarian center run by nuns who take in the sick, the elderly, an...
Oct 3, 2010

Day 3 in Haiti

Today there was more of what continues to feel like a vacation rather than work (though that will change as of tomorrow morning). Last night I went out after dinner with a bunch of folks to a place ca...
Oct 2, 2010

Haiti the Beautiful

This is day 2  in Haiti  for me now (if you count the day I arrived as day zero), and it happens to be a Saturday, which makes things feel a little weird. The weekends here are for relaxation and ex...
Oct 1, 2010

Finally in Haiti

I arrived in Haiti yesterday morning, and in Jacmel in the early evening hours. First of all to all those who will do this after us, or who are trying to decide if you want to come here: if you are ex...