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, ...
A Port-au-Prince (Haiti) to Liverpool (England) Connection
11 July 2008 | Places
Last month Maureen and I travelled up to Liverpool (European Capital of Culture for 2008) for a little culture. We stayed at the Hard Day’s Night Hotel, visited the Beatles Story Museum, took the National Trust tour to John Lennon’s and Paul McCartney’s childhood ho...
Jacmel – Beaches, Markets & a Zombie Hotel
26 March 2008 | Places
I've been travelling Haiti and Jacmel was my second stop. The town is regularly cited as the most popular in Haiti and has lots of fine old houses with a distinct New Orleans flavour, even if many of them are crumbling. Right by the town square the Hotel Manoir Alexan...