Borderline Chaos (Part Two)

After lunch we took a long drive down the International Highway that literally separates the DR from Haiti. It is unreal how different the land is on either side of the highway.  The DR side is lush, green, and beautiful.  The Haitian side is desolate and bleak because of the massive deforestation that has taken place over the years.  Driving along the highway and watching the little Haitian children with distended bellies raise their hands and yell to us to “give them something” was tough, we were all silenced by everything we saw through the windows of the bus.  But luckily we had a 5 hour bus ride back to Santo Domingo to process the day’s events_

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