Traveler's Tales Of Old Cuba

Edited by John Jenkins
Traveler's Tales Of Old Cuba
  • ISBN-13: 9780980429213
  • Editor(s): John Jenkins
  • Subject: Travel writing
  • Publisher: Ocean Press
  • Imprint: Ocean Press
  • Publication Date: 28-10-2010
  • Format: p/b

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Few places are as fascinating as Cuba, which has been a magnet to travellers ever since Columbus 'discovered' it in 1492. Magnificently evoking the romance and drama as well as darker episodes of slavery and tyranny, this selection of journal entries, essays and guidebook commentaries begins by transporting the reader back to the days when Havana sheltered Caribbean pirate treasure ships and was the gateway to the Spanish Empire in the New World. Filled with the flavour and manners of bygone eras, these fascinating tales offer a glimpse into the history and beauty of Cuba.
About the book

Few places are as fascinating as Cuba, which has been a magnet to travellers ever since Columbus 'discovered' it in 1492. Magnificently evoking the romance and drama as well as darker episodes of slavery and tyranny, this selection of journal entries, essays and guidebook commentaries begins by transporting the reader back to the days when Havana sheltered Caribbean pirate treasure ships and was the gateway to the Spanish Empire in the New World. Filled with the flavour and manners of bygone eras, these fascinating tales offer a glimpse into the history and beauty of Cuba.