Dominican Republic - Haiti (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Haiti chapter from Lonely Planet’s Dominican Republic guidebook.

As those who come to assist Haiti often learn, an encounter with the soul of this fascinating, beautiful country often benefits a traveler far more than one could ever hope to help it.

  • join the country’s most theatrical parade and street party, Jacmel Carnival, which celebrates Vodou, sex, death and revolution
  • maps
  • discover a mountain fortress above a ruined palace – Citadelle Laferrière – a symbol of the world’s first black republic
  • transport
  • hike past weird broken rock formations with views out to the Caribbean Sea in the Parc Na-tional la Visite
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Port-Au-Prince, Around Port-au-Prince, Route de Kenscoff, Plaine du Cul-de-Sac, Côte des Arcadins, Northern Haiti, Cap-Haïtien, The Citadelle & Sans Souci, Beaches West of Cap-Haïtien, Gonaïves, Southern Haiti, Jacmel, Kabic, The South-west, Understand, Haiti Today, History, Culture, Survival Guide.

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