I did see some nice scenery in the nature parks. Most of the areas however are agricultural. There is not much wildlife to see, other than birds.

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Waterfall. (1199k)


Flowers. (792k)
Flower. (827k)
Orchid. (575k)
Nymphaea alba
White Water Lily (Nymphaea alba, german: Weiße Seerose, french: Nénuphar blanc). (695k)
Nymphaea rubra
India Red Water Lily (Nymphaea rubra). (878k)
Ixora thwaitesii
White Jungleflame (Ixora thwaitesii). (1336k)
Microcycas calocoma
Palma Corcho (Microcycas calocoma, german: Zwergpalmfarn), endemic to Cuba. (1051k)
Delonix regia
Flamboyant Tree (Delonix regia, german: Flammenbaum, french: Flamboyant). (969k)
Roystonea regia
Cuban Royal Palm (Roystonea regia, german: Königspalme, french: Palmier royal de Cuba). (711k)
Couroupita guianensis
Cannonball Tree (Couroupita guianensis, german: Kanonenkugelbaum, french: Boulet de canon). (1055k)


Leafcutter Ant
Leafcutter ant. (1170k)
Wasp Nests
Wasp nests. (1415k)
Close-up Wasp Nests
Close-up of the wasp nests. (1115k)
Danaus gilippus
Queen butterfly (Danaus gilippus, french: Papillon Reine). (552k)
Anthanassa frisia
Cuban Crescent butterfly (Anthanassa frisia). (728k)
Hermit Crab Snail Shell
Hermit Crab in a snail shell. (700k)
Hermit Crab Hiding Snail
Hermit Crab hiding in a snail shell. (761k)
Land Crab
Land Crab. (698k)
Land Crab
Land Crab. (869k)
Land Crab
Land Crab. (898k)
Land Crab Tree
Land Crab on a tree. (631k)
Land Crab
Land Crab. (850k)
Land Crab
Land Crab. (883k)
Leiocephalus sp.
Curly-tailed Lizards (Leiocephalus sp., german: Glattkopfleguane). (768k)
Artibeus jamaicensis
Jamaican Fruit-eating Bat (Artibeus jamaicensis, german: Große Braune Fledermaus, french: Sérotine brune). (578k)
Crocodylus rhombifer
Cuban Crocodile (Crocodylus rhombifer, german: Kubakrokodil, french: Crocodile de Cuba), endemic to Cuba. (802k)

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