What was I thinking? The majority of my wardrobe for Haiti were dresses — maxi dresses. Who does that? I only packed 2 Capri pants for a 10-day trip. Let’s not even talk about shoes. I was just lucky to throw in some canvas shoes in the luggage.
Did I even read the itinerary for this trip? Did I get a brain fuzz about where I was going? By day 5, it became a theme to find the right dress for the most inappropriate activity.
On the last day of the tour, one of the tour members initially thought I was crazy for packing dresses and then he thought….maybe not! I needed to pack light for 10 days and dresses are so much easier. I don’t have to coordinate pants and shirts. I can just roll up the dress and I can stuff my carry-on. Also, I am more comfortable in dresses; easy ventilation in a humid climate and most importantly, easy access to the facilities.
La Grotte Marie-Jeanne
I may not have been thinking but it was definitely the right choice for me. I felt feminine and rugged at the same time. Lastly, who says girls can’t climb rocks in a dress especially in Haiti.