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Valle de Viñales

This picture shows the view over the stunning Valle de Viñales which is located in the west of Cuba. It has a very fertile soil and the best Cuban tobacco is grown there. The small rocks are called Mogotes and are up to 400 m high.

Valle de Viñales, Cuba
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Landscape

Valle de Ingenios

The so called Valle de Ingenios is a very fertile valley which was used to cultivate sugar cane in former times. The landscape is overwhelming.
The second picture shows a sugar mill which was used to squeeze out the juice from the sugar cane.

The third picture shows a big tower that was used to keep the slaves, which were working on the sugar fields, under surveillance. Nowadays it’s a tourist point which offers a beautiful view over the valley.