Still, after our earlier blog post about that day, 6 March 2017 at Las Terrazas nature reserve in Cuba. We went to a stream; where we saw this northern waterthrush; a North American species wintering here.
We continued to a lake; rowing boats there.
And this common gallinule.
A red-tailed hawk flying.
Near the bank, in shallow water, a green heron looks for food.
A double-crested cormorant swims.
A spotted sandpiper on the bank.
The bus continues to Viñales.
So are brown pelicans.
We pass colourful farm buildings.
Palm leaf roof buildings are especially for processing tobacco for the famous Cuban cigars.
We pass mountains, with typically west Cuban shapes.
At a viewpoint, a small shop with, eg, Che Guevara t-shirts.
We arrived in Viñales. Stay tuned!
This video says about itself:
Viñales is a beautiful valley with limestone (karst) landscape. It is declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
According to UNESCO: “The Viñales Valley is an outstanding karst landscape in which traditional methods of agriculture (notably tobacco growing) have survived unchanged for several centuries.”
In the video: Viñales town, views to the valley from Los Jasmines & La Ermita, Mural de la Prehistoria, Los Aquaticos, Gruta de Viñales (or de Silencio?), Cueva del Indio, Cueva de San Miguel (and Palenque de los Cimarrones), and more …
Recorded April 2015 in 4K (Ultra HD) with Sony AX100.