Bourik with Kanaval Superheroes

By Matt Marek on Sunday, January 18, 2009.
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Today is the second Sunday into Carnival season and all the antics are already in full swing and from now on they will build and build each Sunday up until Mardi Gras. Bourik (BOS) had a chance to get up close and personal with an original karnaval troupe in Cayes Jacmel. Read more »

Bourik with Andrea the Florist

By Matt Marek on Tuesday, June 24, 2008.

In the wake of the “food riots” the details of subsidies and international aid are still being hammered out and parliament still can’t get past determining if the prime minister elect’s grandmother’s birth certificate is in order as everyday Haitians go on living. Read more »

Bourik on Pig Latin

By Matt Marek on Thursday, May 8, 2008.

In one of Bourik’s latest hoofs to the Northeast of Haiti he ran into an old friend, 8 year old Trou du Nord heavy, Beterson. While sitting outside the hitching post, observing the normal street commotion Bourik felt a looming presence. Read more »

Bourik with Ti Gid

By Matt Marek on Sunday, March 23, 2008.
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Bourik’s (BOS) recent hoofing to the Citadel was expected to be one quietly spent with the remaining visible history of Haiti and with the phantom winds that cool the mountain fortress. Read more »

Bourik with Kites

By Matt Marek on Sunday, March 23, 2008.
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Climbing the mountains of Kenscoff recently where the hills are sonorous with picks and hoes Bourik BOS discovered it was planting season. Bourik also discovered that it is kite season. The skies are filled with make shift kites all around the city and the hills. Read more »