Haiti’s Ornate Moving Art

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I’ve visited Haiti a few times and I can never get enough photos of these Tap Tap vehicles, a very dependable-brilliantly-decorated means of transportation.   Continue reading Haiti’s Ornate Moving Art

WordPress Photo Challenge: Wall

WordPress Photo Challenge

Wall: Share an image of a wall that reveals something about a place, people, or you.

These shots were taken at the Best Western Hotel during a business trip and illustrate the skill which exists in Haiti.

As you will see Haitians are very creative people who love displaying their work (all of it crafted from recyclable materials) over as much wall space as possible.

Haitian art on the restaurant walls
Haitian art on the restaurant walls
Close up 'fork and spoon' masks
Close up ‘fork and spoon’ masks
Beautiful - check what this painting is made of before looking at the label in the photo blow
Beautiful – check what this painting is made of before looking at the label in the photo blow
Bet you would never have guessed!
Bet you would never have guessed!
Mirror trimmed with twigs from tree branches next to the flat screen TV
Mirror trimmed with twigs from tree branches next to the flat screen TV
Picture which welcomes me as I enter my room
Picture which welcomes me as I enter my room
Wall art gracing the walls of the Best Western Premier hotel lobby
Wall art gracing the walls of the Best Western Premier hotel lobby

 

What’s on your wall? Leave a comment and tell us 🙂

Wednesday’s Words: If you want it, then just do it!

Reflections in the water, Codrington College, Barbados
Photo by Gale E

 

“Draw the art you want to see, start the business you want to run, play the music you want to hear, write the books you want to read, build the products you want to use – do the work you want to see done.”
―Austin Kleon

 

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