Hotel Villa El Yarey

Carretera Via Santiago de Cuba, Jiguani, Cuba | Hotel
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Chapter Five - El Cobre and Bayamo

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

7
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Today we start our traverse of the island, passing the village of El Cobre to visit the shrine of Our Lady of Charity, then continue through the lush green countryside to the town of Bayamo, where we'll have lunch and then take a horse and carriage ride and visit the workshop where these unique carriages are still made.

Here is an interesting comment is on standard of living in Cuba. ...

Chapter Four - Flowering trees and agriculture

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

28

... and the U.S.A. is only 90 miles (150 kms).

Of interest is the organic farming. Cuba has developed one of the most efficient organic agriculture systems in the world, and organic farmers from other countries are visiting the island to learn the methods. It’s more by default than anything else, as the country doesn’t have enough reserves to import fertilizers and insecticides, so as usual, Cuba has to improvise, which they seem to do very ...

Pilgrimage to El Cobre, Bayamo & Camagüey

A travel blog entry by nicole.marrocco

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... the waters off the northern coast of Cuba with an inscription that read: “I am the Virgin of Charity.” Since then the Cuban people have flocked to El Cobre to bring her offerings in return for her protection. Among the many offerings the Virgin has received are Olympic medals and Ernest Hemingway’s Nobel Prize, left by the author himself.

Religion in Cuba is such a fascinating ...

Lets get further!

A travel blog entry by maich

5

The next target on the map was Santiago de Cuba – but Sandy (hurricane) was so strong with the destructions in this region and no buses were running. So I went on a Jeep Taxi working on the typical hop on-hop off-system like real Cubans do to ...

In Castro's footsteps

A travel blog entry by bdsearle

5

... and gave them offer to fight with him against the Spanish to liberate Cuba.

It was very interesting and we were the only two there so got a personal tour and explanation (although all in Spanish). On the way back we stopped a couple of times either to see somewhere nice, to stop for the driver to speak with someone he knew or to buy drinks. That night the owner of the casa particular agreed to show us to a ...

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