Cuban Countryside - Sugar Valley, near Trinidad. Mirador de la Loma del Puerto

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Near the city of Trinidad is the Valle de los Ingenios (Valley of the Sugar Mills); an area where the development of the Cuban sugar industry began in the 18th century. The fertile valley, which once supported 60 sugar mills, is no longer growing sugar cane.

One of my favorite cuban songs - Chan Chan

This place was a home away from home for 30,000 blacks, brought from Africa as slaves.

Mirador de la Loma del Puerto, offers an elevated lookout, above the valley. There is a restaurant, patio with the view & sugar cane hand press for juice extraction.

A Mirador (balcony/belvedere) is an architectural structure sited to take advantage of a fine or scenic view.

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Comments (115)

malby on January 12, 2013

What a lovely landscape...I would be there now...Like and warm greetings. Maggie

Dušan Bezděk on January 12, 2013

LIke :) best wishes Dušan

Omar Gobbi on January 12, 2013

Very beautiful capture, very nice photo, <LIKE>, best regards. "Omar"

Guizel J.c on January 12, 2013

Beautiful landscape



Ed. Me. Mo. on January 12, 2013

Beautiful composition, L+F, best wishes, Ed.Me.Mo.

Dr.Azzouqa on January 13, 2013

Excellent composition.


Best wishes from Jordan.


Ivan Logvinov on January 13, 2013

A very picturesque photo! Beautiful scene!
Like + YS!
Regards from Russia!

Christos Theodorou on January 13, 2013

Beautiful shot and wonderful countryside. Hello from Athens.

Jabrus on January 13, 2013

Bonitas vistas y lugar. Like. Gracias por la visita y comentarios. Buen dia.

kovi53 - NO VIEWS on January 13, 2013

Dear Tomas!

Very nice landscape, beautiful image. I like it! Thank you for your visit in my gallery.

Best wishes, Viktor

Manol Manoman on January 13, 2013

Wonderful landscape! Spectacular view!


Best wishes,Manol

Jesus Miguel Ballero… on January 13, 2013

paisajes cubanos

hermosa foto

Me Gusta

Moni Quayle on January 13, 2013

Ein sehr schönes Landschaftsbild! Gute Aufteilung und super Farben. LIKE

Viele Grüße, moni

C haydeé on January 13, 2013

Hola Tom

Esta es una hermosa fotografía del Valle de Azúcar, Like y favorite

Saludos cordiales desde Argentina, Chaydeé.

c. bayernengel on January 13, 2013

hübsches Foto like
Liebe Grüße von bayernengel. ❀

刘红石 on January 14, 2013

美丽的风景和摄影, 感谢您的分享!

Mir Bashir on January 14, 2013

Beautiful view, Beautiful photo. LIKE

REmiasz on January 14, 2013

Wonderful scene and landscape Like. Greetings Remek.

aggeliki.k on January 14, 2013

You have wonderful pictures, like this one

best wishes

good evening

Elysium2012 on January 14, 2013

Marvelous landscape, very well taken! L + F

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  • Uploaded on January 11, 2013
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    by Tomros - Pano
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2012/12/04 09:57:30
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 4.10mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash