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Alternative destinations emerge as Cuba gets ready for tourism boom

 IPS 07 September 2019

Alternative tourist attractions are springing up in unusual places around Cuba to tap into the tourism boom in this socialist island nation, which has become more popular with travellers since the thaw with the United States, reports IPS from the home of an artist the Viñales valley, who has turned his house into a quirky art museum and gallery. (1179 Words) - By Ivet González

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Self-taught artist Miguel Antonio Remedios in his rural home, which he has turned into a gallery, art studio and museum of a traditional western Cuban house in El Abra, a mountain village in the western province of Pinar del Río. Jorge Luis Baños/IPS

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Plaza del Carmen in the historic centre of the central Cuban city of Camagüey, which is seeking to join the tourist circuit for visitors interested in alternatives to sun and beach tourism. Jorge Luis Baños/IPS

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