Tag: sugar

  • El Valle de los Ingenios, Cuba

    written by saidseni on 2009-01-27 in #world #locations
    El Valle de los Ingenios, Cuba

    Valle de los Ingenios, a large valley that was once one of the most productive agricultural areas in the whole country, home to dozens of the sugar refineries on which Trinidad built its wealth during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Today just one remains, althought the draw here is not the refinery itself but the buildings of one of the old colonial estates, located at Manaca-Iznaga. From here, the train continues on to a few more stops.

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  • Ewa Villages: A Reminder of Hawaii's Sugar Industry

    written by neanderthalis on 2013-06-26 in #world #locations
    Ewa Villages: A Reminder of Hawaii's Sugar Industry

    Hawaii's multi-cultural background lends itself to the sugar cane industry. The Ewa Villages carry a reminder to the agricultural history of Oahu.