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Isla de la Juventud

! C3 Isla de la Juventud ~ Rafael Cabrera Mustelier, Carretera La Fé, Km 5, (46) 322 300 g Daily catamaran from Batabanó, lasting 2–3 hours; call (46) 324 415 for information n Ecotur; (46) 327 101

The naturalist Alexander von Humboldt described this island as an abandoned place, Batista wanted to turn it into a paradise for rich Americans, while Fidel Castro repopulated it with young people, built universities and changed its name to the Isla de la Juventud (Isle of Youth). The result is an unspoiled isle of wonders.

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