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Port-au-Prince Warnings and Dangers: 11 reviews and 10 photos

  transportation à la Haitien
by globetrott

I have been in Haiti and Port of Prince several times, while I was working on cruiseships.
It was never easy to walk through town without beeing surrounded by dozens of children begging for money or small jobs like carrying your purchases back to the ship.

Simply be aware, especially when you have a white skin, you will be immediately spotted to be a tourist...

...and for people in Haiti ALL tourists are really rich ( and in comparison they REALLY ARE ).

Simply try to get one of them, who will suit you best ( I mostly took the one who was screeming much less than the others) - It will be the ONLY way to get rid of the others !!

My picture is a detail of one of the paintings, I bought in Haiti

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  • Updated Mar 2, 2004
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