Palmiers Guadeloupe

The period from -700 BC to the year 1000 saw the gradual settlement of the island by the first Amerindians who came by pirogue from Venezuela. These were the Igneris or Arawaks. From the year 1000 to 1400, coming from the continent like their predecessors, the Caribbean was much moreRead More →

museum of the revolution

The Museum of the Revolution is located in the former palace of the Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista, deposed by Fidel Castro in 1959. The building was built in the period 1913-1920 in a monumental neoclassical style, and the interior was fitted out by Tiffany’s store in New York. One ofRead More →

La havane

Havana is a synthesis of all Cuba, capital of the island and one of the most beautiful cities in Latin America. The charm of the “Pearl of the Caribbean” continues to act, and those who know it return enriched and conquered. Renewed, it offers all that one can imagine inRead More →

Population Guadeloupe has more than 400,000 inhabitants. Its population is rich in a mix of African, European, Indian and Caribbean ethnicities.The first civilizations of Guadeloupe : The Arawaks The first inhabitants of the West Indies were the Arawaks or Tainos, an Indian people originally from South America. Sedentary, peaceful andRead More →

The island of Guadeloupe, the islands of Marie Galante, La Désirade, Les Saintes, Saint Barth. and Saint Martin make up the archipelago of Guadeloupe which, as a whole, extends over 1780km. Geography Situated at 16° north latitude and 60° west longitude, the island of Guadeloupe is 7,000 km from France,Read More →

National Library of Cuba

This enclosure is in the field of constructions surrounding the seat of the revolution, but the institution as such was founded on October 18, 1901. Its initial location, among all those it had, was in the Castle of the Force and consisted of barely 3,151 volumes. It was not untilRead More →

Christopher Columbus, in his quest to find a westward route to India stumbled on the territories of America, a continent then unknown to the Europeans, and reached the shores of Cuba on October 27, 1492, where he is reported to have said “this is the most beautiful land my eyesRead More →

musee beaux arts havane

The Havana Museum of Fine Arts is housed in two separate buildings. Works by Cuban artists are exhibited in a magnificent modernist building south of the Museum of the Revolution. On the other hand, on the five floors of a baroque building east of the Central Park, former seat ofRead More →

Basilica of Saint Frances of Assisi

Located in an old convent dating back to 1734, is this combination of both museum and church. The spacious building itself is a wonderful example of eighteenth century architecture, with a display that includes many old paintings, some of which come from abroad. There are a number of religious statuesRead More →