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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."""
From $180.00
 
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
 
Cacao Plantation and Chocolate Factory Tour with Tasting of Chocolate
"With your local cacao expert and guide you will learn about each one of the steps in processing high-quality cacao. First you will learn about the sowing process and how to sow your own cacao plant. From there you will learn about the harvesting process which includes cutting and extraction of the grains in a cacao pod. Finally you will learn about the post-harvest process including fermentation and drying..You will also learn about the Dominican Republic ecosystem and how it produces perfect conditions for growing fine cacao which evolves into the best quality chocolat you will enter La Esmeralda Chocolate Factory where you will discover each of the steps in creating a chocolate bar. You’ll also be able to make your own chocolate! With this tour you will also participate in a chocolate tasting where you will learn how to properly taste chocolate with all your sens"""Visit La Esmeralda
From $60.00

More Local Customs in Port-au-Prince

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Football

Haitians loves Football (soccer for North Americans).In the summer they organize "vacation championships" (best translation I could come up with) in many neighborhoods in the Capital. Teams from near...
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Radio

Being the poorest country in the Western hemisphere, many hatians cannot afford televisions. The main way of getting up to speed on news (that I observed) was to listen to the radio. Apparently there...
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Language

The two official languages in Haiti are French and Creole. If you can speak well in french you should have no trouble communicating with locals. If you only speak some french it will definetly help....
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Transportation a la Haitien

Carrying all sorts of goods on top of their heads is still the most common way of transportation umong women.This pic was taken at the market in...
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Children diving for pennies

It was quite usual in many ports in the Carribean that children were waiting for cruiseships to arrive in the port.Passengers were throwing cent-coins or quaters into the sea and the children jumped...
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on the market - to take a "shower"

Visit the local markets and you will get a deep insight into everyday life of most of the people in Haiti.I remember, I even saw once a family of 2 persons, taking a "shower" in one of the puddles...
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visit the churches in Haiti

Visiting churches in Haiti is a must, when you are interested in customs and everyday life of the local people.Have a look for the lovely "primitive" paintings around the altar.This picture was taken...
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Assertiveness

Haitians are very assertive. Although to some westerners it may look like they are fighting, it is simply there way to communicate. It is also important for you as a traveler to become assertive when...
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Fishing

Fishing seems to be very popular as a way to make a living in Haiti. You will see them use very 'low tech' equipement to fish. Sometimes just a piece of wood with some fishing line on the end of it....
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Christmas in Port of Prince

The majority of the population of Haiti is catholic.Twice I have been in Port of Prince exactely on december 24th and it was a really strange feeling to have christmas in the hot sun, and the...
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Honk Honk!!!!

Haiti is definetly filled with some pretty crazy drivers! However I admired all of them for one reason! They all used there horn all the time! The best thing about this is that no one would ever get...
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Voodoo

A man had specifically come to talk to our group about Voodoo. It was quite interesting even if some of what he said seemed to be his own personal opinion. I took away more about culture then voodoo...
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