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Vantage point, from Tisavane  
   

Vantage point, from Tisavane

THIS is why...

January 8th 2011
We’ve all been there – clumsily standing in an elevator, or (more painfully), sitting next to that awkwardly close neighbor engaging in the coerced “small talk” on a long flight – an ungrateful exploration in the art of time wasting. It IS an art, and if 30 mere, yet abundantly-lived years of existence have taught me anything, it’s that I am not an artist! I truly admire those who c ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Haiti

Haitian Flag The native Arawak Amerindians - who inhabited the island of Hispaniola when it was discovered by Columbus in 1492 - were virtually annihilated by Spanish settlers within 25 years. In the early 17th century, the French established a presence on Hispan... ... read more
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