Haiti / Places We Go

Visiting Kenscoff, Haiti

Remember those luxury SUVs I described pushing their way through Petionville? Well, the homes of their occupants are mostly found along the route to Kenscoff: Kenscoff itself is more laid back and off the beaten track. However, at nearly 6,000 feet of elevation, its cool mountain air does sometimes attract residents of Petionville and Port-au-Prince. … Continue reading

Haiti / Places We Go

Visiting Petionville, Haiti

Following a long day experiencing the post-apocalyptic anarchy that is Port-au-Prince, I thought the leafy suburbs of Petionville, which are the center of gravity for Haiti’s elite and home to many businesses and banks, would be a welcome place to sip a cool drink and decompress: However, that mental picture of Petionville was pretty effectively … Continue reading