14 January 2010 | Living
I visited the country in 2008 and despite the many problems the Caribbean nation faced I had an extraordinarily interesting time there and never felt unsafe. Even when I had to find a ride back to my hotel in Port-au-Prince on the back of a motorcycle taxi in the ear...
Music of 2008
19 December 2008 | Culture
Electric violinist Sally Jo of Saharadja plays in Ubud, Bali
I'm running through my travel lists of 2008, yesterday I started with 10 Hotels, today it's Music. Music in 2008 included seven operas, a play about music and a music cruise along the Great Barrier Re...
Port-au-Prince – Naïve Art, Voodoo Music & a Slave-Hero
21 March 2008 | Culture
Art for sale on the street in Pétionville
Remember Haiti? The half-a-Caribbean island where the first ever slave revolt ended with the defeat of the French colonialists? Despite the black leader of the slaves, the wonderfully named Toussaint Louverture, being dou...