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Petit-Trou-de-Nippes Natural Beauty a Drawing Card for Tourists

A slice of paradise inhabits the northwestern section of Haiti's peninsula, the town of Petit-Trou-de-Nippes. Situated within the Anse-à-Veau Arrondissement, it is a commune of the Nippes Department. The other communes are Arnaud, Plaisance-du-Sud, Anse-à-Veau, and L'Asile.

Resting on the coast of the azure Caribbean Sea, its waters are home to frolicking dolphins, a pleasing and thrilling sight to visiting tourists, as well as stunning sunrises and sunsets. The town of
Petit-Trou-de-Nippes is a perfect vacation spot for those who like walking in natural environments, enjoying quietude and serenity.

But to arrive at the magnificent splendor of Petit-Trou-de-Nippes from Port-au-Prince, a journey of up to five hours is necessary. Dirt roads--the bane of many small towns in Haiti--plus bodies of water are strewn along the way, challenging travelers. Yet the indescribable beauty that awaits at the end compensates. Sand as white and fine as sugar, and crystalline waters refresh one's senses.

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Plaisance-du-Sud a Seat for Human Rights

One of the pleasure spots on the northwestern coast of Haiti's peninsula, Plaisance-du-Sud is a cityship of Ainse-à-Veau Arrondissement, part of the Nippes Department. Located to the south of Petit-Trou-de-Nippes, its beaches are made of sugar-white sands affronting the aquamarine Caribbean Sea. Maritime events dominate the waterfront area with wind- and wave-surfing and sea-vessel racing. Docking slips are plentiful for both small and large sea vessels.

Plaisance-du-Sud has teeming marine life, schools of fish, which live beneath the coastal waters unharmed. Although the province of smaller fish, sometimes larger fish appear in the glassy waters offshore, having taken the wrong route to their next feeding destination.

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