There’s Nothing To Fear From Haitian Vodou… Except Maybe This Guy
As with any religion, there's a dark side to Haitian Vodou. It's not all encompassing, as the mainstream media and Hollywood would have you believe.
That Time I Went To A Vodou Ceremony in Haiti
You're kicking back in the Great Room of the Marriott Port-au-Prince admiring the striking collection of Vodou Flags. The bright colors and intricate symbols for the individual Loa mesmerize. You want to learn more about Vodou; to attend a Vodou ceremony in Haiti, but how...?
The Peculiar Parochial History of Protestant Cay, St. Croix
Somehow, as sadly seems typical of most religions, Catholics and Protestants couldn't see fit to coexist nicely on St. Croix... not even in death.
The Kite Fest to End All Kite Fests: Guatemala’s Dia De Todos Los Santos
Held annually on November 1st, Guatemala's Dia de Todos Los Santos is surely among the most extravagant kite-flying festivals in the world.
The Divine Deception of St. James Methodist Church on Elbow Cay, The Bahamas
The rather plain, stark-white facade of St. James Methodist Church in Hope Town, Elbow Cay belies a colorful past...
The Jamaican Reason Why This Church in Costa Rica is So Small
About the only place in Costa Rica where Catholicism isn't king is the remote jungle town of Tortuguero. The reason why has a lot to do with Jamaica...
Uncommon Attraction: The Sand Floor Inside Curacao’s Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue
As Caribbean houses of worship go, the Mikvé Israel-Emanuel Synagogue in Curacao rests on exceptionally hallowed (and sandy) ground.
Uncommon Attraction: The Colorful Chaos of Phagwah
The Hindu festival of Phagwah provides a fun, spiritual and colorful reason to visit the Caribbean each spring.
Photo of the Day: The Real Face of Vodou in Haiti