The Photo Gallery: The Letter C

Haiti Caribbean

My first ever experience of the Caribbean.
This is beautiful, laid back Haiti.
Beautiful but troubled Haiti. Cursed with destructive earthquakes – the most recent one in early 2010 had a devastating effect on the region.
Poor, mired in political turmoil and at the mercy of hurricanes and tropical storms, Haiti is at the forefront of the work of many international aid agencies.

And yet here I experienced paradise. This is a private beach I visited during my recent blogger trip with Royal Caribbean cruises. The other side of Haiti. The side that, just for a moment wants you to forget the real world and simply enjoy the beauty that Mother Nature has afforded her.
The side of the Caribbean I will always remember.

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29 Responses to The Photo Gallery: The Letter C

  1. Thats absolutely beautiful!! Wow, I'd love to visit there one day. The cruise sounds amazing!
    My recent post C is for Cake

  2. saveeverystep says:

    Beautiful. My post seems terribly low-brow now. Maybe I should have gone with 'p' for 'porn'? πŸ™‚

  3. Sarah says:

    Beautiful photograph and words with your post. How special for you and your family to experience this.
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  4. The Carribean is on my bucket list – looking at this photo, I really must go soon! Just beautiful πŸ™‚

  5. Jaime Oliver says:

    Gosh your Letter C is far more exciting than mine!! love it x
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  7. playspotter says:

    Wow – all of these Caribbean posts are making me incredibly jealous!

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  9. jacqwat says:

    Wow, that looks absolutely gorgeous. Imagine having that in your back yard!

  10. just beautiful. there are no other words. apart from jealous, of course!

  11. Mammasaurus says:

    Gorgoues. Makes me what to take my clothes off and belly flop in there!

    I bet you are glad I'm not there then!

    Hope you are all having a good time!

  12. shacklefordlb says:

    That is a stunning 'C' – how lucky for you x.
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  13. Mrs Darling says:

    Such a beautiful picture, been daydreaming of sunshine and beaches lately, if I had ruby slippers I'd be asking them to take me there right now!
    My recent post The letter C…

  14. SusanKMann says:

    Gorgeous, hope you had a great time x

  15. Liska says:

    Haiti looks out of this world. Glad you guys got the trip of a life time. C is for Cafe Bebe πŸ™‚ who was there toooooo
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  16. wendy says:

    wow it looks so beautiful xx
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  17. fiveminutesoffrench says:

    Wow that is really stunning! Very jealous (again!)
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  18. Beautiful. Your post does sum up the contrast of lots of Caribbean countries. Naturally beautiful but mired with politics, poverty and yes natural disasters.
    My recent post but baby it's cold outside

  19. Christine says:

    You can really get to see some amazing places whilst cruising – love your photo!

  20. lauracymft says:

    Lovely post. I'm sitting here freezing with the heating on and that just looks heavenly.
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  21. Steph says:

    That is properly beautiful. I want to go there and dip my toes in the sea. Paradise indeed! x

  22. Lous Lake Views says:

    Hiya! I'm linking up for the first time. Your photo is absolutely stunning, it really does look look paradise, so beautiful
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  23. Take me back…irie mon

    K x

  24. familyfourfun says:

    Stunning – jealous xx

  25. HelpfulMum says:

    The beach looks stunning. What an amazing trip to have been on.

  26. fivegoblogging says:

    Nature is a beast! Such beauty in the line of it's fire.
    My recent post The Letter C

  27. Prettygoodlife says:

    It looks amazing. We sponsor a little boy in Haiti and are very tempted to visit.
    My recent post C is for ….Carrot Cake

  28. onlybestforbaby says:

    Looks incredible! I would love to be on that beach right now!
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