Mountains, Lake, Mountains, Sunsets

Center - Hydroelectric Lake 5Sunset - Montagne Noire

One thing many outsiders (especially in the US) know about Haiti is the popular refrain “mountains beyond mountains,” to describe the highly mountainous terrain most common here. Recently I’ve gotten out again a bit: up to Hinche in the Central Department here, driving through lovely green farming terrain along the way…and, indeed, getting a sense of the mountains which criss-cross this country, rank upon rank. These are mostly just shots taken during the drives, or in and around the hotel we stayed at in Hinche. There are also a few bits and pieces from here in Port-au-Prince and environs, just for fun.

It’s election season, with the first round due on August 9th; I’ve been trying to capture shots of the election posters and so on, and hope to put some of those up for your enjoyment in another post within the next few weeks. Right now, I’m about to take a short vacation back home in California, and I admit I’m excited for some down time. Hope everyone’s well, and enjoy the shots.

Big Tree in HinchePaul Delmas 33

Center - Hydroelectric Lake 1Street Scene Delmas 33

3 responses

  1. Ms. E.

    Hi Paul! Once again, great pictures. The sideways (?) shot of the tree caught my attention in particular. Do all parts of Haiti get similar amounts of rainfall, or does it vary? Pat E.

    July 28, 2015 at 12:51

  2. Tracy C.

    Hinche! That’s where I took my tadpole shower and had the best pedicure of my life! Happy memories…It really tickles me to think of you there.

    July 29, 2015 at 11:24

  3. Stephen Brockmann

    Je te remercie, mon frere!

    August 9, 2015 at 16:13

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s