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A Summary of Cuba

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Havana is one of the most architecturally diverse cities. In the beginning of the 20th century, Havana was an international influential powerhouse, enriched with art nouveau, art deco and eclectic design. This boom period was the turn in Cuba’s economical continuous changes throughout the times of change.

Ever since Christopher Columbus’ arrival, Havana was the key location for shipments from the Old World and the New World. These resources supported the colonialists and with the strategic location of Havana, it became the most heavily fortified city in the Americas. La, Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana can still today as a symbol of the agricultural wealth of the time, located at the Habana Bay entrance. The Spanish and Moorish cultural styles heavily influenced Cuba’s Capital, to include the Italian, Greek and Roman style. You can see the Spanish influence through the Convento de Santa Clara and the Cuban Baroque is representative through the Plaza de la Cathedral.

Cuban Island: Travel

Cuba has been a highly sought out place to go for its natural white sand beaches, crystal-clear waters. Cuba is known for three mountain ranges, two-long provinces of savanna. Sugar Mill, Yumurí, and Viñales are a few areas known around the world for its abundance of produce. Five hundred species of fish inhabit the waters, which are a treat for all who may want to snorkel the waters. For those who may want to venture further into the depths of the sea may scuba dive through the transparent water? You will be able to get up close and personal to the plethora of fish that live in the area along with the 200 different species of sponges, meadows of gorgonians, coral gardens and caves.

Traveling to Cuba is like going back in time. As you ex...

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...many different cultures, that, it developed into its own type of music. The clothing, which you see them wear, is also, derived from so many different cultures that it too has its own set style. Most all of the foods, clothes, music, living style and any other type of life experience that you would normally see in other countries, you would see that all that is in Cuba has its own style, taste, smell and feel.

Works Cited

Peters, Philip (23 May 2012). “A Viewer’s Guide to Cuba’s Economic Reform”. Lexington Institute.

Everson, Debra (1994). “Revolution in the balance: Law and society in contemporary Cuba”. West view Press, Boulder.

The Cuba Reader: History, Culture, Politics (The Latin America Readers) by Aviva Chomsky, Barry Carr and Pamela Maria Smorkaloff (Feb 4, 2004)

Cuba: What Everyone Needs to Know®, Second Edition by Julia E. Sweig (Apr 26, 2013)
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