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The Parque de Baconao just outside Santiago de Cuba is a must for families with children. Large stone life-size animals such as dinosaurs and modern creatures litter this beautiful park called the Valle de la Prehistoria Park or Prehistoric Valley. Close by you will also find a small car museum with some old relics from the 30s, 40s and 50s. There's also an aquarium with dolphins and other marine creatures. As a whole day out for the family, there's a [...]
Cespedes Park is the epicenter of Santiago de Cuba and offers a perfect insight into Cuban life. The romanticism of Cubans is demonstrated here through; talking, hustling, flirting, guitar strumming groups who offer impromptu musical serenades. Under the watchful eye of the bronze bust of Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, famous founding father of the Cuban independence in 1868, street life seamlessly continues before your very gaze. Annexed to the Casa de la Trova music hall and blessed by the shadows [...]
If there's any place in Cuba with significant importance in the country's recent history, it has to be the Moncada Barracks. The Moncada Barracks were an important military stronghold for the Batista government in Santiago de Cuba and, a historic site which marked the start of the Cuban revolution. On July 26, 1953, the Moncada Barracks became the site of the now infamous armed attack by a small group of revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro and his now president, brother, Raul Castro. [...]
Welcome to the official guide for Cayo Santa Maria, it is designed to give you a quick overview of the island, some things to do in Cayo Santa Maria, all the hotels on the island and a list of major excursions available. Our guide also caters for those on a limited budget who may wish to stay in cheaper accommodations in Caibarien and visit Cayo Santa Maria simply for a day out, skipping the all-inclusive hotels but, visiting Cayo Santa [...]
Caibarien is small city with a population of 38,000 located at the start of the causeway between the mainland and Cayo Santa Maria. Since the city is just 48km from the island it's a popular day-trip and excursion destination. Primarily a fishing town it is also the main port for the province of Villa Clara. Caibarien was founded in 1832 from a map designed by Estraton Bauza. In 1878 the town already had stores, churches, schools and newspapers. Caibarien, [...]
Official Name: Republic of Cuba.
Official Language: Spanish.
National Celebration: January 1st.
Population: Approx.12 million in 2018.
National Anthem: "Al combate corred, bayameses" Composed by
Capital: Havana City (founded in 1515 by orders of Diego Velazquez and
moved to it's current location in 1519).
Currency: Cuban Peso or US$.
Geographical Limits: The NW to the Gulf of Mexico; to the North of the
Florida Straits and the Old Bahamas Canal, separating the island from
the United States; to the East the Windward Passage, between Cuba and
Haiti; to the South, the Caribbean Sea and the Columbus Strait which separates
it from Jamaica and to the West the Yucatan Strait.