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This photo gallery is from a journey to Cuba in 2003. Consult the map page for details. All Cuba entries on this website are found on...

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Cuba 2003 (5) – Camaguëy, Playas del Este

A journey full of hassles, stripped memories and concluding remarks of my three weeks in Cuba. Those are the key words of this last...

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WHC List #1270 – Historic Centre of Camagüey

Located right in the middle of Cuba this town was central in the Spanish development of the island. And they left their traces. The UNESCO...

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Cuba 2003 (4) – Trinidad

A most wonderful town and surroundings rich in slave history. This is chapter four of my Cuban experience.   Thursday 3.7.2003,...

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WHC List #0460 – Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios

Cuba was built on slavery and Spanish power. The sugar cane growing area outside the wonderful town of Trinidad is at the heart of it. The...

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VIDEO – Cuba (5) Trinidad

“Trinidad and Valle de los Ingenios on Cuba” are no. 460 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Read the full story here....

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Cuba 2003 (3) – From Cienfuegos to Trinidad

Chapter three is about lazy days on the beach, colonial mansions and a flat tire in the middle of nowhere.   Saturday 28.6.2003,...

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VIDEO – Cuba (4) Cienfuegos to Trinidad

A car ride from Cienfuegos to Trinidad, by way of the “Bay of Pigs”; a crocodile farm; Cueva de los Peces; a broken car in the...

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WHC List #1202 – Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos

A role model in Latin American city planning, this Cuban town offers a number of beautiful buildings and palaces.  The UNESCO World...

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VIDEO – Cuba (3) Cienfuegos

“The Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos” is no. 1202 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Here are some video shots from...

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Cuba 2003 (2) – Pinar del Rio

A beautiful country, and an emerging private economy is found in this chapter two of my Cuba journey.   Wednesday 25.6.2003, Havana,...

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WHC List #0840 – Viñales Valley

This valley could have been a natural site on the List as well, but it is here because of its importance to Cuba’s agricultural...

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VIDEO – Cuba (2) Vinales

A visit to the lush “Vinales Valley” in Cuba, no. 840 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Read the full story here.  ...

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Cuba 2003 (1) – Havana

Cuba as it is, with Fidel still alive, and the system working as it has done since the revolution. That is what I wanted to find on my...

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WHC List #0204 – Old Havana and its Fortifications

The decaying buildings of Old Havana adds much to the fascination of it. On the other hand it cannot develop too far in that direction....

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