Vinales on Acrylic Fridge Magnet
Vinales is a beautiful town in the north-central end of Pinar del Rio Province of Cuba. It is a spectacular town that has lots of greenery and vegetation; majority of houses in Vinales are made of wood and have a single storey with a wide porch. There are some low lying mountain ranges in this town as well that captivate the attention of all its visitors. You can get a piece of this lovely town in the shape of this acrylic fridge magnet and adorn your fridge with it.
History of Vinales in Pinar del Rio, Cuba
Vinales was the home of the Taino population before European settlement. It was colonized during the start of the nineteenth century by tobacco growers belonging to the Canary Islands who had settled in the Vuelta Abajo region. According to literature, the first settlement in Vinales was sometime during 1871; it was in the form of a ranch that belonged to Don Andres Hernandez Ramos. After that, settlements started growing and a big town was established in 1878 as a community with school, church, park and hospital facilities.
Activities in Vinales
Vinales is basically an agricultural area where various fruits and vegetables are cultivated. Tobacco and coffee are the most commonly grown crops in Vinales. Fishing is also a significant activity done in this town and a number of its inhabitants are either fishermen or farmers. Vinales is also a prominent tourism center of the Pinar Del Rio province. Vinales has an outstanding landscape that soothes tourists visiting it. Popular attractions of this town are Museo Municipal, Museo Palentologico, Casa de Caridad Botanical Gardens and Palenque which is a Maroon village.