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Machann Lèt - #Okap : Jan 2nd 2013 (©2013 @tisamy2k) #ThisIsHaiti #Haiti

Machann Lèt - #Okap : Jan 2nd 2013 (©2013 @tisamy2k) #ThisIsHaiti #Haiti

Jacmel, Haiti  Why not Haiti? While Port-au-Prince itself seems far too spread out, Jacmel, with an arts community, walkable architecture an...

Jacmel, Haiti Why not Haiti? While Port-au-Prince itself seems far too spread out, Jacmel, with an arts community, walkable architecture an...

The "Golden Hour" in Port au Prince.  Sr. Kristina's Haiti adventure. The Sisters of St. Margaret's. #SSM

The "Golden Hour" in Port au Prince. Sr. Kristina's Haiti adventure. The Sisters of St. Margaret's. #SSM

An old church attached to the Sans Souci Palace in the North of Haiti

An old church attached to the Sans Souci Palace in the North of Haiti

Gingerbread house in Bois Verna, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Gingerbread house in Bois Verna, Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

We invite you to join us on a summer #missiontrip to this beautiful country! #HAITI #2013missiontrip

We invite you to join us on a summer #missiontrip to this beautiful country! #HAITI #2013missiontrip

The Gingerbread houses, with their intricate ornament and steeply pitched roofs, constitute an important period of post-colonial design and are emblematic of a uniquely Haitian architectural heritage. The Gingerbread neighborhood is an icon of Haiti’s rich past, as well as a vital symbol for rebuilding the country.

The Gingerbread houses, with their intricate ornament and steeply pitched roofs, constitute an important period of post-colonial design and are emblematic of a uniquely Haitian architectural heritage. The Gingerbread neighborhood is an icon of Haiti’s rich past, as well as a vital symbol for rebuilding the country.

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Maison Dufort in Bois Verna, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. A Gingerbread recently restored with the help of the Fokal foundation.

Maison Dufort in Bois Verna, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. A Gingerbread recently restored with the help of the Fokal foundation.

Haitian Architecture in Cap Haitien, Haiti

Haitian Architecture in Cap Haitien, Haiti

Maison Dufort in Bois Verna, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. A Gingerbread recently restored with the help of the Fokal foundation.

Maison Dufort in Bois Verna, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. A Gingerbread recently restored with the help of the Fokal foundation.