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...
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...