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The Cemetery of Christopher Columbus

2021-11-13

The cemetery, also known as the Cristobal Colón Necropolis (Columbus Cemetery), is one of the largest necropolises in the world. Named after Christopher Columbus, this 140-acre (0.6 km²) cemetery is known for its many elaborately carved memorials. It is estimated that the cemetery has over 500 large mausoleums, chapels andRead More →

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Botanical Garden of Deshaies

2021-11-13

The Botanical Garden of Deshaies is located on a 7-hectare property, which belonged to the humorist Coluche. He bought the property in 1979. Today, his house has been completely rebuilt. It is to the previous owner, Guy Blandin, that we owe the great variety of rare plants present in theRead More →

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Ernest Hemingway Museum

2021-10-12

Finca Vigia was Ernest Hemingway’s house and is located in San Francisco de Paula, a suburb of Havana. Today it houses the “Museo de Ernesto Hemingway”. The house was built in 1886 by the Catalan architect Miguel Pascual y Baguer. The Finca Vigia means “the farmhouse of the watchman” andRead More →

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National Capitol

2021-10-12

The National Capitol of Cuba is located in Havana. Until the revolution and in 1959, it was the seat of the Cuban government and today it is the seat of the Academy of Sciences. Its name and appearance refer to the U.S. Capitol, but the similarities are actually only superficial.Read More →

Transportation in Guadeloupe

2021-10-12

By sea, regular connections are provided to the dependencies and nearby islands. In Guadeloupe, departures are made from the dock of Pointe à Pitre for Les Saintes, Marie-Galante, and Désirade, from Trois Rivières for Les Saintes, and from Saint François for Marie-Galante and Désirade. Thus, Marie-Galante and Les Saintes areRead More →

Mausoleum of Che Guevara

2021-09-28

The final resting place of the remains of Che and 29 other comrades assassinated in Bolivia in 1967. The entrance to the mausoleum is dominated by the imposing bronze statue of the Comandante, about 7 meters high, with a weapon in his hand. The statue was placed so that itRead More →

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Garden of Balata

2021-08-03

On 3 hectares of private land with a view of the Pitons du Carbet is the botanical garden of Balata, a botanical garden created by the famous horticulturist Jean-Philippe Thoze. From a wild vegetation, passionate and creator of the garden in 1982, Jean-Philippe Thoze knew how to imagine and createRead More →

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Nassau, capital of the Bahamas

2021-02-28

You have chosen Nassau, capital of the Bahamas, as your destination? This city is located in the Atlantic Ocean and bordered by heavenly beaches. However, you don’t know what to do there? Here are some tourist attractions and discoveries to make during your visit to the Bahamas Discover the historyRead More →

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Discover the 5 cities to visit in Cuba

2021-02-16

Are you flying to Cuba soon? Discover the 5 cities to visit at all costs during your trip! The first step will seem predictable to you, but it is unavoidable: Havana. The capital of Cuba, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, seduces visitors with its superb mix of BaroqueRead More →

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Mount Pelee Volcano

2021-02-13

The Caribbean is home to majestic volcanoes. In Martinique, there is Mount Pelée. Its last major eruption took place in 1902. Today, it is considered one of the greatest disasters of the 20th century. According to the latest rough estimates, more than 30,000 people died as a result of theRead More →