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Haiti - Tourism : The Future of archaeological tourism in Haiti
08/04/2012 13:03:39

Haiti - Tourism : The Future of archaeological tourism in Haiti
Unknown heritage, the caves in Haiti such as those of Pestel, Port-à-Piment and Camp Perrin, are places of mystery and legend. The caves are an excellent resource ecotourist complementary to the existing offer. They attract both tourists in search of adventure than those who just want to admire the wonders of nature. The Haitian public is very sensitive to the caves because of the many legends surrounding these natural heritage.

The French Institute in Haiti (IFH) offers an immersion in the enchanting underground caves of Haiti such as Marie-Jeanne, Bellony and Kounoubois. Let yourself be marvel by this hidden world, these underground labyrinths and the supernatural atmosphere that reigns in these places. How are formed the caves ? From where come the decorations that are inside them ? At what stage are the explorations in the country ? Carole Devillers, Olivier Testa and Jean-François Fabriol, speleologists and photographers, will answer these questions at the occasion of a photographic conference, Monday, April 9, from 19h to the IHF. Free admission.

Learn more about the speakers :

Olivier Tesla :
Project Manager, speleologist and photographer, he has prepared and participated in speleological explorations in Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, China, Chilean Patagonia, in Haiti, and has also coordinated humanitarian and tourist projects in developing countries.

Carole Devilliers :
Photojournalist she lived twenty years in Haiti, spent ten years as a photographer of Reuters news agency in Port-au-Prince and has to its his credit several articles in the ethnographic National Geographic Magazine. Her work was widely published in the international press.

Jean François Fabriol :
Speleologist and photographer, he has lit of his flashes hundreds of caves around the globe. He reports from his expeditions photos with a unique style. Explorer from an early age, his experience guide its photos.

Visit the website of the caves in Haiti
www.cavesofhaiti.org

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