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The Majestic Cuban Royal Palm
Ingenio Taoro, a legacy of cuban slavery
The 4th edition of the International Underw...
Juan Formell Still Among Us
The Sea and Cuban Tourism
Majestic and graceful, the royal palm (Roystonea regia) abounds in all rural Cuban settings. Its unique tuft stands out over any other plant species, but what makes it particularly special in Cuba is that it is also the national tree, appearing on one of the country’s symbols: the National Coat of Arms.
West of Havana, on the highway that joins the town of Punta Brava and Santa Fe Beach, the ruins of what used to be the “Ingenio Taoro” (Tahoro Sugar Cane Mill) can be seen. This site was witness to the painful lives of the black slaves that were brought to the Island from Africa by the Spanish colonists between the 16th and 19th centuries. The colonists used the slaves for their own goals of...
The 4th edition of the International Underwater Photography Competition, IMASUB 2014, was held from June 16 to June 21 at the María la Gorda International Diving Center, with 78 participants from Argentina, Mexico, the United States, Colombia...
La Colmenita, Cuba´s children´s theater group, recently presented their new DVD named Siempre habrá Van Van (Van Van Will Always Be Here). The actual musicians of the Van Van were at the presentation and we took the opportunity to interview Samuel Formell and talk about the group´s plans for...
With the boom in tourism and new tendencies in sports and leisure, Cuba has followed suit, developing new activities for visitors and enthusiasts to enjoy. Among these are deep sea diving and other water sports and along with this has grown the popularity of underwater...
Heritage & Traditions