Cuba – The Pearl Of The Antilles

WE are now to visit the largest, richest, and most valuable island of the West Indies, an island which the Spaniards called “The Pearl of the Antilles,” and one so important to us that we have to a certain extent taken it under our protection. This is Cuba, so situated that it commands the two […]

Cuba – Havana

WE are in Havana, a city of over three hundred thousand, situated on a plain about a beautiful harbor. It is the capital of Cuba, and the largest city of the West Indies. How gay everything is ! The tropical sun beats down upon the bright-colored houses. Its rays are dancing on the roofs of […]