The most expedient way to get from Port-au-Prince to Hinche and Bassim-Zim is via Route Nationale (RN) #3. This time lapse video shows the the differing environments in the city, the climb up to the Central Plateau, and the rough road from Hinche to Our Lady of Fatima in Bassin-Zim.
Some time frames (MM:SS):
00:00 - Loading the Ford Everest at the Airport
01:25 - Leaving Port-au-Prince and heading towards RN#3
01:31 - Entering RN#3
01:37 - Starting the climb
01:46 - Entering the Central Plateau area
02:28 - Rotary in Mirebalais
02:52 - Alongside Lake Peligre
03:29 - Passing Catholic Church in Thomonde
03:34 - Stopping to reattach luggage to the roof!
03:58 - Entering Hinche
04:11 - Turning off RN#3 towards Papaye and Bassin-Zim
04:25 - Meeting Fr. Mere to transfer people, starting up the road to Our Lady of Fatima
04:45 - Luggage reattachment #2!
05:57 - Crossing the stream--In Bassin-Zim
06:15 - Turning in Our Lady of Fatima
Please scrub forward and backward in the video. the Tap-taps in PAP add new meaning to public transportation.