The Caribbean

beyond the beaten path

While the Caribbean has long been known as a resort vacation destination for honeymooners and retirees, a small movement toward eco-tourism and backpacking has started to open up the Caribbean to more independent travel. With year-round goodweather (with the occasional but sometimes serious exception of hurricane season in the late summer and early fall), promotional air fares from Europe and North America, and hundreds of islands to explore, the Caribbean offers something for almost everyone.
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Mayari, Cuba by Alex Meier
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I am part of group of certified guides that were born in the beautiful fields of Vinales. We specialize in guided horseback tour through the Vinales Valley.We have several Creole horses that we take care of with great dedication, totally domesticated for this type of rides. We know perfectly our entire valley and we will be happy to show you the wonders of this miracle of nature through an unforgettable horseback tour in Vinales.
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A habitual globetrotter has a passion for immersing himself in foreign cultures and working with emerging markets.He has traveled to nearly every Latin American country and some travel highlights include: hItchhiking across Eastern Europe, celebrating the Khmer New Year in Cambodia & volunteering with a surfing community in Peru. He founded Hastacuba 3 years ago and has become a member of the Cuban community and loves exploring the local landscape and developing exciting, new programs a.nd sharing them
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