• The Soroa Orchid Garden

    Date: 2015.08.10 | Category: General | Tags: ,

    So much tranquility I could bore you more adventurers, so I recommend you take walks along the trails guided by qualified personnel and take a refreshing swim in the river after the excursions. Although the waters are quite cold, visitors will get a genuine feeling of joy to be under the waterfall of Soroa, a very beautiful place to turn to photograph. You must take precautions because the rocks are covered with mold and one can slip and fall. According to locals, the most interesting to walk trails are the green route of French coffee plantations and the green path loma El Mogote-Poza del Amor. Tourists can also for horse riding, visit the rural community the Comadre Brujito-La or explore the ruins of coffee plantations independence, La Esperanza and La Merced, founded by French settlers who escaped from Haiti following the Haitian revolution.

    There are also several artificial pools and pools in Bayate and springs rivers where they can enjoy a pleasant bath, as well as bathrooms are offered unique in the Poza of the love. Soroa have baths with mineral-medicinal waters that can be a pleasurable experience for vacationers. However, one of the best attractions of Soroa is the Orchid Garden, built between 1943 and 1953 by the Spanish lawyer Tomas Felipe Camacho in memory of his wife and daughter, which shouldn’t be missing from the itinerary of any visitor. The Soroa Orchid Garden is the largest of Cuba and has in its 35 thousand square meters more than 20,000 plants of 700 species, which mostly bloom between December and March; just as there are thousands of copies of ferns, ornamental plants and several greenhouses, which make it a unique place of the sierra del Rosario, world biosphere reserve. Those interested in orchids, is offered the possibility to carry out research, as well as guided visits are organized. Original author and source of the article.