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Citadelle Laferriere Sightseeing Tour from Cap-Haitian
"The historic tour starts when your tour guide picks you up in your Hotel in a 4x4 car to transport you to your first stop - the City of Milot. At this stop visit the ruins of the Sans Souci Palace the Residence of King Henry Christophe. Your guide will give you some history on the ruins before moving on to the next stop. You will be driven to the parking car of the Citadelle. The road is paved by limestone; the access to the fortress can b while your guide explains the story behind this majestic fort. You will also visit the artillery museum  with the unique concentration of 18th century cannon in the continent. Going down from la Citadelle enjoy a delicious Haitian-style lunch at a restaurant located in Milot. Listen to Haitian folklore and see a Tambour show while eating. After Lunch you will be drive back to Cap Haitian for a short visit before heading back to your hotel."""
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Amber Cove Shore Excursion: Waterfalls and Horseback Riding Tour
"The first stop Rancho Los Cacaos is just a 10 minute air conditioned bus ride from the pick up location at Amber Cove.  After a brief safety chat and gear up you'll be matched with a horse that's just right for you! Then when everyone is saddled ride along a lush trail through tropical vegetation and majestic trees up to one of the highest hilltops in the area and 2 panoramic viewing areas. The group will dismount near the top to enjoy some fresh fruit juice and hike to the first clearing where grab a piece of locally grown fruit
From $79.00
 
27 Waterfalls of Damajagua
"At 8:30am the tour will depart from all hotels in Puerto Plata by bus to the base at the Monster Truck Safari Outback. This truck sits 14 people comfortably in the rear to enjoy the outdoors while taking pictures and videos of splendid the first 15 minute stop is at the plantation of fruit coffee and cacao and to toast drinks for the journey. The second stop is at Barabas where you we will see the manufactured souvenirs and some savage animals such as snakes and birds. Observe how the process of coffee goes from the dry grain until it is ready to drink. It will show you how people live in the field. You will also see typical lunch buffet. You will then return to your hotels in Puerto Plata by bus at around 4pm."
From $78.00

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La population.....

The people....they were so appreciative and receptive towards us. I really enjoyed communicating with the Hatians. Since I am able to speak French I guess you could say I had an advantage over some...
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Apr 27, 2004

Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Jean-Bertrand Aristide was elected president of Haiti in 1991. ( the very first FREE elections in Haiti since 1804)It could have been a big chance for freedom, as Aristide was a priest of the poor...
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Mar 20, 2004

Haiti - discovered by Columbus in 1492

The island was discovered by Columbus and he called it Hispanola.It became the first Spanish settlement in the Carribean, with the capital Santo Domingo.The local inhabitants were about 1 000 000 at...
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Mar 16, 2004

1915 - 1st intervention by USA

Riots, fights and anarchy continued untill the USA made their first Intervention in Haiti.In 1915 they took over the authorities, finance, customs and police and rebuilt the ruined structures of the...
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Mar 16, 2004

Haiti's emperor Jakob I

J.J.Dessalines, another slave was the leader of the riot and declared himself emperor Jakob I of the independant state of Haiti in January 1st, 1804.He was killed in 1806.There were many problems and...
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Mar 16, 2004

1st independance in 1797

In 1797 a former slave, Toussaint l'Ouverture, became commander-in-chief of the french Colony of Haiti......BUT shortls afterwards he declared Haiti independant from France.So Napoleon sent his troops...
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Mar 15, 2004
 
 
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The revolution of 1791

After the french revolution the black population of Haiti started their own revolution in 1791, killing and expelling the white settlers and farmers.The french army was sent to Haiti to fight against...
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Mar 15, 2004

Hispanola - devided in 1697

Step by step the West of the island was controlled by the Flibustier ( some sort of pirates with a licence to rob and kill by their homecountry )In 1697 the island of Hispanola was devided into Haiti...
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Mar 15, 2004

Baby Doc Duvalier

Papa Doc Duvalier died in 1971, and his son "Baby Doc Duvalier" became "president for lifetime"Baby Doc was forced by the USA to leave the country in 1991.Between 1978 and 1985 I had several times the...
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globetrott
Mar 15, 2004

Papa Doc

In 1957 F.Duvalier - a medical Doctor was elected president of Haiti.Soon he got the name " Papa Doc " and ruled Haiti as a dictator, finally declaring himself a "president for lifetime" in 1964. On...
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Mar 15, 2004

The weather

Don't forget you are still in the Carribean!!! For me working in scrubs proved to be a challenge but I was loving every moment of it!While I was there the tempature did not get under 30 degrees...
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Feb 19, 2004

The scenery

If you look past the trash and the poverty you will find a beautiful country in many other ways. One amazing thing is the landscape and scenery. Amazing mountains mostly. It's to bad that the trees...
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Feb 08, 2004

Top Hotels in Port-au-Prince

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Cote des Arcadins, KM 61, P.O. Box 1670, Gonave Bay, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Caribbean
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Juvenat 7, Petionville, Port-au-Prince, Caribbean
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Place St. Pierre, Pétion-Ville, Port-au-Prince, Caribbean
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Box 260, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 6110, Caribbean
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