Travel Tuesday: Haïti

Sun, sea, and mountains…

Did you know the name Haïti comes from the indigenous Taíno language, meaning ‘land of high mountains‘!? This is because Haïti has the most number of mountains in the entire Caribbean, and its highest peak is the Pic la Selle with 2,680 meters above sea level.

In fact, the largest mountaintop fortress in the Western Hemisphere, called the Citadel, is located in Haïti.

But.. Did you also know French is one of the official languages of this Carribean island? Practice it with our conversation partners today!

Sources: https://thefactfile.org/haiti-facts/ & http://justfunfacts.com/interesting-facts-about-haiti/

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