Bags of Water Travel Tips

Cheap water comes in bags. The locals normally drink water from plastic bags; it is the most economical way of purchasing water, in Haiti you can buy it cold. I often go snooping around in fridges in expensive tourist area for the hidden bags of water the locals drink. Shops will hide them from the tourist in favor or selling expensive bottled water.

This little Haitian boy is demonstrating.

Les Cayes or Aux Cayes, Haiti - Ayiti - Sunday, November 15, 2009
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I get 2-3 bags for five Gourde; this is about eight cents U.S.

You chew away a corner of the bag, squeeze it and the water flows into mouth, it is probably healthier because there is no air swallowed.

Bags of Water Travel Tip