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Vinales, located in the province of Pinar del Rio, in the western part of Cuba, 180 km of Havana, shelters the most beautiful luxuriant landscapes of Cuba. Vinales one of the many valleys of the Cordilla del Organos and Sierra del Rosario is a god blessed region. From the lush flat surfaced valley erects rounded tops mountains, the ‘Mogotes’ and the limestone cliffs with at their foot little farm stations giving a special touch to this particular place. The first settlers were the taino, the ciboney, the slaves and last the tobacco growers from the Canary Islands. In the year 1871, Don Andrés Hernández Ramos built the first ranch of Vinales. Vinales with a population of approximately 28,000 inhabitants has an agricultural based economy. The land of Vinales, red in some areas and sandy at others is fertile .Fruits crops, vegetables, coffee and tobacco abound. Ecological agriculture with organic or semi organic manure along with traditional techniques are used in the plantations. Visiting Vinales, the Museo the Museo Municipal, Casa de Caridad Botanical Gardens, Museo Paleontológico, Palenque (a Maroon village) and the nearby caves (Cueva del Indio, Cueva de José Miguel, Cueva de Santo Tomás) in Valle de Viñales National Park are a must.

 
 

 

Cuba Vinales

 

 
 
 
Cuba Vinales

 

Cuba Vinales

 

 
Cuba Botanical Garden

 

Botanical Garden

 

 
Cuba Caves
 

 

 Cuba Caves
 

 

 
Cuba Provinces
 

 

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Cuba Cueva de Jose Michel
 

 

Cueva de Jose Michel
 

 

 
Cuba Cueva del Indio
 

 

Cueva del Indio
 

 

 
Cuba Endangered Trees
 

 

Endangered Trees

 

 
Cuba Farmer
 

 

Cuba Farmer

 

 
Cuba Gorges Vinales
 

 

Gorges Vinales

 

 
Cuba Inside the Caves
 

 

Inside the Caves

 

 
Cuba Three Mountain Ranges
 

 

Three Mountain Ranges
 

 

 
Cuba Tobacco Field
 

 

Tobacco Field

 

 
Cuba Valley Vinales
 

Valley Vinales
 

 

 
Cuba Vinales Village
 

Vinales Village

 

 
Cuba Agriculture in Vinales
 

Agriculture in Vinales

 

   

 


 

 

 

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