Showcasing the island of Cuba via photography - Links for Part 1 and Part 2 included at end of post
Horses still play a vital part in transporting goods on the island
Beautiful Vintage Taxi
This charming city which offers significant historical sites commemorating revolutionary hero Ernesto Che Guevara. Aside from the historical sites, destination with eight miles of beautiful beaches in nearby Cayo Santa Maria.
A 22 ft statue overlooks the main square, and his remains are contained in a mausoleum. There are also several museums in the city which document his life.
The small boxcar museum is the site where on December 19, 1958, Che Guevara and 18 revolutionaries derailed an armored train with molotov cocktails - and a bulldozer which remains at the entrance.
The train carried over 300 armed government troops, and with this defeat the small group helped defeat the Batista regime, which was replaced by Fidel Castro.
Fresh coconut water
Cuban's take great pride in these vintage cars, and are constantly
working to keep them running
Remedios is a small quiet town located to the West of Santa Clara. The town is known for its charming colonial structures, and was declared a National Monument in 1980
Train stopped in Remedios - Cuba has a railroad network that runs the length of the island - the only one of its kind in the Caribbean. The train provides affordable transportation for locals and visitors
Iglesia Parroquial Mayor - Remedios
Getting around Remedios in a Bici Taxi