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Cap-Haïtien

Attractions

Places to Stay: Hotels & Airbnb

Places to Eat

To learn more, check out my blog posting:

12 Days in Florida, Haiti, and Dominican Republic: Days 7 & 8 - Cap Haitien, Haiti

Gain More Background About the Country

Brief History

"During his first trip to the New World in 1492, Christopher Columbus made several landfalls throughout the Caribbean, including on the island now known as Haiti and the Dominican Republic. He dubbed the land Hispaniola, or Little Spain, and it became the first outpost of the Spanish empire and a gateway to the rest of the Caribbean."

Laws

Facts and Trivia

"On January 1, 1804, Haiti gained its independence from France, and became the second oldest independent nation in the Western Hemisphere, after the U.S."

Customs and Culture

"People go to great lengths to bathe before boarding public buses, and it is considered proper to bathe before making a journey, even if this is to be made in the hot sun."

 

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Quick Facts

Vaccinations: Routine vaccinations, Hepatitis A, Malaria, Typhoid

Visas: Not required for citizens of United States of America for a stay up to 90 days

Map

Weather

Things to Pack

"Haitian citizens generally dress more modestly than many Western societies, so leave the short shorts and crop tops at home to avoid sticking out."

When You Arrive

Water Safety: Drink bottled water

Money: History and Pictures; Exchange Rate

Activities

Get Around

Resources

Things to Do. FAQs

 

Outdoors

Hiking

Where to Go

10 Most Beautiful Places

Enjoy a Little Haiti from Home

Recipes

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