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Quite the welcome once on land. These villagers were very hospitable and quite taken to see newcomers arrive by sea. They don't have visitors often!!!
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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