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Mole Saint Nicolas

We are passengers aboard this small fishing vessel, being oared to land by the locals.
Mole Saint Nicolas, Haiti

December 9th 2006
Mole St-Nicolas: We sailed into this very picturesque village just after 2:30 pm Friday, to a gracious welcome by the villagers along the shore line. It felt as if we where Christopher Columbus ourselves!! What a feeling to arrive in a small, very secluded place were very few come visit. Some of the local fishermen came to us offering their catches of fish, lobster and conch. We exchanged a handf ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Haiti

Haitian Flag The native Arawak Amerindians - who inhabited the island of Hispaniola when it was discovered by Columbus in 1492 - were virtually annihilated by Spanish settlers within 25 years. In the early 17th century, the French established a presence on Hispan... ... read more
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