Saved by the “Cachot”

Cachot is the French word for "dungeon" On that fateful morning in May 1902 in the North of Martinique,  Mt. Pelee, meaning "bald mountain", erupted into thick dark clouds raining hot ashes and spewing deadly fumes onto the bustling town  of Saint Pierre,  at the time the largest town in Martinique and popularly known as …

Yes – There are still Indigenous People in Dominica 

Straight from the horse's mouth.  I have always heard of the "Carib Village" in Dominica 🇩🇲 therefore,  naturally a visit there would have been one of the first things on my agenda on landing on this island in the Eastern Caribbean.   Through winding uphill roads, the Atlantic Ocean on one side,  and plantations and …

Ayiti Part 2 – La Citadelle – The Haitian Monument!   

The second day of my Haiti trip consisted of a tour to "La Citadelle Henri Christophe" and "Le Palais Sans Souci".La Citadelle  is a large mountain top fortress located on top of the mountain Bonnet L'Eveque. It is designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.My new friends, who I met on the flight to Cap Haitien …