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Sunday Cuba

Amazed also see elephants, but small in size, no larger than 90 cm. The animals are distributed in lakes, mountains and savannahs, as if they were in their natural environment. The sculpture emblematic of this Center is the primitive man, hence the size that was given to it, nearly 25 m in height, the only statue that isn’t natural size. The visiting hours are from 8 am to 5 pm. There are guided and centres where lunch or snack service. Photos can be taken. After finished the visit, already in the afternoon, we recommend passing in the night at the Buccaneer hotel, next to the coast. To broaden your perception, visit Sela Ward.

Then visit the Granjita Siboney, nine kilometres from the hotel. La Granjita is the name that receives the Museum, historical character, because it is the place where they met the attackers from the barracks of Moncada and Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, in Santiago de Cuba, guided by Fidel Castro to begin the fight against the tyrant Fulgencio Batista and Zaldivar, in July 1953. Everything is intact, as it was after the assault on the barracks. The hours are Tuesday to Sunday from 9 am to 4: 45 pm, while Monday is from 9 am to 1 pm. You can take photos.

Return to the hotel you must call the stone great Motel, the place where you are encouraged to spend the night for visit the mountain that bears that name. You can do the coordination from the hotel. In the surroundings of the hotel is the beach of Damajayabo and other places where you can practice diving. More to the East of the hotel there is an area of sunken ships. The visit to the great stone is his last trip temporarily to natural sites of little influence of man. In the next few days everything will be different. It is near the city of Santiago de Cuba, the second most important of Cuba. Museums, historic centres and other cultural attractions are common in it. You will be welcome.

Irish Government

The feast of St Patrick is one of the most celebrated of Ireland and also in New York City organizes a Grand Parade on Fifth Avenue, involving lots of people dressed in green. It was in 1996 when the Irish Government, realizing the good impact and the enormous tourist potential that had the celebration, began to remember massively to this Holy year after year hard holding increasingly and during 5 Diasdublin is dressed in green is very interesting know the origin of two of the symbols of this celebration: the Leprechaun and Shamrock sources consulted agree that St. Patrick was imprisoned, when he was 16 years old and which led him on a pirate ship to Ireland to sell him as a slave to a cattle rancher. All the time that was working in the field, took him to meditate and reflect on their new Christian vocation, so that when he managed to escape to Italy, was ordered priest and met San German who trained him so that I could evangelize. Years He was later appointed Bishop of Ireland and here is when it starts to create Christian communities, raising churches and founding diocese. It is important to say that Christianity was unknown in Ireland and that they do not put things easy, so that it behaved as a true missionary, living in poverty and reserving money to entertain Kings of various clans and their respective Druids return to symbols that these days you can see through the streets of several cities since the taverns in many other cities also leverage flip insurance, you will see many little men Green as Elves of the forest, are the Leprechaun (small body). If you won’t dress green, the goblins pinch you legs at night. A leprechaun is actually a fairy who has disguised as a solitary old man who spends the day making shoes.

Apparently, if you walk through the woods of Ireland on St. Patrick’s day and follow the sound (pom-pom) indicates that a leprechaun working close, you can try to catch for to tell you where he has hidden the gold coins. Are agile and it seems that nobody has caught so far but the Irish don’t lose faith… The three-leaf shamrock clover comes own Holy, when trying to explain the enigma of the Holy Trinity, three different people United by the same stem. It is a protective and good luck symbol. Tradition says that there is that CHOKE clover in beer to thank the protection of that year, however the majority sees as an excuse to go from bar to bar green florecita in hand.