Haiti is an incredible country; it’s like paradise. This is where you find all natural foods to eat and juices to drink. Haiti is located in North America. The Republic of Haiti is divided into 10 departments and 42 boroughs compounds of 140 communes and 570 communal sections. In the northern department, there is Cap-Haitien, in the south, there is Les Cayes, in the west, there is Port-Au-Prince, in the east there is Ouanaminthe.
Now Let’s Explore My Country And Our Foods
Compare to the United States and Haiti, Our Haitian food is very delicious and yummy. Our foods have a lot of vitamins and natural product in it. We made our rice with red beans, oil, salt, leek, and water. We made our salad with beets, onion, mayonnaise, and carrots. We made our plantain with water, and salt, it’s yummy etc…. Every Sunday, each and every family eat together. We also find an occasion to talk about the weeks and how everything was. In Haiti, before we go to school we always eat an healthy food such as; plantain with sauce, bovine liver, onion, and eggs. Haitian food tastes like heaven, and you also get some good vitamin too.
In Haiti, they have a lot good beverage such as Cola Couronne, Coca, Rhum Barbancourt, Prestige, Whisky, and Wine. Beer is one of several common alcoholic beverages consumed in Haiti, often drunk at festivals, parties, and occasionally down with a meal. We have lemon and papaya juice, they taste good and it’s natural juices; The drink is most popular in Haiti and is served regularly at social events and during the holidays.
The liquor creamed drink called cremas is also drunk in Haiti. It is a popular beverage usually consumed as part of dessert or simply by itself. It has a sweet like flavor that you can taste. Cremasse is a sweet and creamy alcoholic beverage native to Haiti. The beverage is made primarily from creamed coconut, sweetened condensed and/or evaporated milk, and rum. The rum used is usually dark; however, white rum is used frequently as well. Various other spices are added for additional flavorings such as cinnamon, nutmeg, anise, as well as various ingredients such as the widely used vanilla extract or raisins. It’s yummy, it tastes like heaven.
Bouillon is a Haitian soup traditionally cooked on Saturday. It is made with sliced meat, potatoes, sliced plantains, yams, cabbage, and celery (other ingredient variations exist), and cooked as a mildly thick soup. They also called soup joumou soup of freedom. We make soup joumou, we eat soup joumou, we share soup joumou every New Year. We do it every January 1st of every New Year in order to remember our past, our struggle for freedom, and our ongoing fight to remain free.
Many types of desserts are eaten in Haiti ranging from the mild to sweet. Sugarcane is used frequently in the making of these desserts. A tropical version of an old French recipe, Blanc Manger is a sweet and creamy Haitian coconut custard dessert. It is very similar to Puerto Rican “tembleque” and can be topped with your favorite fruit cocktail or with whipped cream. Pen patat is a soft sweet bread made using cinnamon, evaporated milk, and sweet potato. It is usually served cold from the refrigerator but it can also be eaten at room temperature.
Sugar Canne (Canne A Sucre)
Haitian art is a complex tradition, it’s reflecting African roots with strong indigenous American and religious influences. Haitian art has Brilliant colors, naive perspective, and sly humor characterize, Haitian artists paint in fable as well; symbols is a great meaning for us. Many Haitian artists go in schools of painting, such as the Cap Haitian school, which features depictions of daily life in the city. Haitian art is so incredible, Haitian even create art with metal which is so nice and wonderful.
Haiti is a perfect piece of Caribbean paradise, a stunning, sun-drenched setting straight out of the movies. Sharing the island of Hispaniola with the Dominican Republic, this tropical getaway is filled with golden beaches and clear blue water, with stretches of sand winding idyllically for miles on the horizon. Haiti is a top spot to find some of the best beaches in the world.
Labadee, also spelled Labadie, is the port owned by the Royal Caribbean cruise line in the northern part of Haiti. A beach dominated by tourists and featuring private access, Labadee is renowned as the ideal beach resort. Peaceful waters and relaxing settings await anyone looking to spend time here. Guests can shop, with local merchants operating stalls all along the private resort, or can try out the longest over-water zipline in the world, the Dragon’s Breath Flight Line.
Wahoo Bay Beach
Wahoo Bay Beach is part of a resort slightly north of the town of Port-au-Prince. It’s a romantic destination which provides the opportunity for adventures like kayaking, snorkeling and mountain climbing. Rent a chair and sit on the beach to soak in the beauty of the Caribbean waters and the surrounding green, lush mountains.
The most festive time of the year in Haiti is during Carnival (referred to as Kanaval in Haitian Creole or Mardi Gras). The festivities start in February. The cities are filled with music, parade floats, and people dancing and singing in the streets. Carnival week is traditionally a time of all-night parties and escapes from daily life.This is a significant time for Haitian musicians for an opportunity to showcase their talents and expand their audience by performing for Carnival crowds. There is the carnival of flowers; they dress all the kids very pretty and make them walk on the streets. The carnival is celebrated with music, bands, and Parades. Parades have floats, sometimes with children participating in the celebrations. The floats typically have sound systems set up on trucks to play music to the crowds. Food stands to sell barbecued treats and rum are a popular part of celebrations. And everything is calm.
Most Beautiful Places To Visit In Haiti
The Citadelle Laferriere is a magnificent mountaintop fortress originally built after Haiti gained independence, in order to provide protection against French invasion. It remains more or less in the same beautiful condition now as it did back then, and is, for Haitians, a revered symbol of their strength when faced with the threat. Located on the northern coast of Haiti, on the top of mountain Bonnet an L’Eveque, the Citadelle provides beautiful views of the surrounding green fields.
Bassin Bleu is a blissfully secluded waterfall on the hills of Jacmel, Haiti. Travelers can follow a trail to the basin and spend a day jumping from the waterfalls, swimming in the turquoise water and enjoying the cool cover of the lush vegetation. The privacy of the spot makes it feel like paradise.
The Palace of Sans-Souci
Before it was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 1842, the Sans-Souci Palace was home to famous former slave-turned-king Henri Christophe I. With its deep historical roots the palace evokes a sense of nostalgic beauty, and is often compared to the majesty of the Palace of Versailles in France. The Palace features many high-arched windows as well as decadent staircases.
The largest waterfall in the area, Saut-Mathurine is an alluring cascade in the southwest region of Haiti. The Rivière de Cavaillon provides the source for the waterfall’s stream, and its aqua waters are easily accessible for paddling and swimming. The drive to Saut-Mathurine offers beautiful views of the country and the lush greenery on all sides.
Haiti is an amazing country, Even though the people there have so little, their attitudes resonate a crazy amount of love and joy. It is truly inspiring to see that. The Power Of Haitian heritage and the strength of the Haitian people is tremendous. And Haiti holds a unique and rich role in the history of African Americans.
Haiti, Haiti, Haiti, the further I am from you, the less I breathe. Haiti, I love you, and I will always love you, always.