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Brigot in Saint Jean du Sud

July 15, 2013

Two weekends ago with my friends, I went to a lesser known coastal area in the South named Saint Jean du Sud.


We tasted a little thing the local call “brigot” which ressembles a cross between a snail and a conch. The taste is very particular and reminds me of scungilli made in italian eataries in New York. As it is custom in Haiti, it was stewed but it still had a crunchy consistency of scungilli in a very spicy red sauce that made us wish we had brought bread.

DSC03991and this is how we ended up the day…


and eating coconut


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  1. Jean Daniel baroulette Sr. permalink
    July 30, 2013 4:48 pm

    I am thinking of visiting St Jean du Sud on my next trip to Haiti. Would you mind telling me more about your trip. Anything you can share will be appreciated.
    Jean Daniel

    • July 31, 2013 8:27 am

      Hey Daniel,

      Saint Jean is a BEAUTIFUL place! I went there for only one afternoon because the beach called “Aux Ananas” was recommended by a friend. It is quite far from the main road but once you get there it is amazing! Unless you have family there you want to visit a 1 day trip to the beach is fine

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