Cap Haïtien:

Back to Haiti

3 May 2012 | Places

I was in Haiti before the earthquake, so my April trip, kicking off from the Dominican Republic, was a return visit. Things are still a long way from back to normal. The tent camps are still everywhere although one right in the centre of the  capital, Port au Prince, ...

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Hotels of 2008

18 December 2008 | Living

Over the next couple of weeks I’ll post some lists of my travel favourites over the last year. Books, movies, flights, views, photographs, drives, transport, exhibits – and we’ll start with 10 interesting hotels from the past year. Ten hotels in ascending order of ...

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Cap Haïtien, the Citadelle, Sans Souci & the Coast

1 April 2008 | Places

Cap Haïtien on the north coast of Haiti is the second largest city in the country and although it’s surrounded by the usual Haitian chaos the city centre is remarkably tidy and orderly. It’s got an almost Mexican or Central American feel, particularly in the spacious ...

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