Haiti's Gingerbread Houses

Haiti's Gingerbread Houses
William Daniels / Panos for TIME

It Was Called Yellow
Colorful gingerbread houses like this one are scattered throughout Port-au-Prince. Sporting their intricate latticework, shiplap siding and ornamental voodoo patterns, these vibrant structures recall a more prosperous era (the late 1800s and early 1900s) in what is today the western hemisphere's poorest country.

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