Cuba - Cienfuegos


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Cienfuegos (literally, "one hundred fires") is a city on the southern coast of Cuba, about 150 miles from Havana, with a population of 150,000. The city is dubbed "La Perla del Sur" (Pearl of the South). The Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, considered "the best extant example of the 19th-century early Spanish Enlightenment implementation in urban planning." (Wikipedia). It's an attractive place, a favorite of Cubans and tourists.

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This page contains a single entry by Victor Bloomfield published on February 19, 2010 10:31 AM.

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