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History comes alive in Plaza Vieja, Cuba

Cuba Travel

Our tour continued from San Francisco Square through the alleyway below to Plaza Vieja (Old Square). Before reaching the square, we passed by Havana’s oldest aqueduct, constructed in the 16th century. It was built to supply water to the city residents and harbor. We continued down the path to Plaza Vieja, which ironically is quite new due to a recent restoration bringing it back to its former glory. It was one of my favorite squares because of the vibrant colors and detailed…

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Havana, Cuba Square One

Cuba Travel

As I began to write this blog post, I realized the wealth of information (and photos) I walked away with, so I decided to break up my Cuban adventure into various blog posts. I'll begin at square one, Plaza de San Francisco, the first of four historic squares we visited on our city tour.…

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