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On the above picture you can observe a banana plantation in Holguin. Holguin is one of the fourteen provinces of Cuba. As it can be seen on the picture the banana plants in this plantation in Holguin are quite small and need some time to grow and give some bananas. In Cuba the bananas are produced for local use and for exportation to different part of the world. Banana plantation exist since very long time ago, it has been found in two hundred AD in China already. In Palestine bananas have been brought in six hundred fifty AD by Islamic conquerors. The origin of the word banana is from West Africa and then was used in English through Spanish. Banana plantations were seen in the fifteenth and sixteenth century in Western Africa, Atlantic Islands and Brazil. At this period banana was not popular in Europe. Bananas can be eaten when they are ripe but also cooked when are still green. Bananas may have different colours and sizes. India is one of countries which produce the more bananas in the world. Other countries that have a lot of banana productions are Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand, China, Colombia, Costa Rica and Philippines.

 
 

 

Cuba Banana Plantation

 

 
 
 
Cuba Holguin

 

Cuba Holguin

 

 
Scuba Diving in Holguin

 

Scuba Diving

 

 
Holguin Guardelavaca Beach
 

 

 Guardelavaca Beach
 

 

 
Holguin Banana Plantation
 

 

 Banana Plantation

 

 
Attractions in Holguin
 

 

Attractions in Holguin
 

 

 
Holguin Esmeralda Beach
 

 

Esmeralda Beach
 

 

 
Holguin Fisherman on the Beach
 

 

Fisherman on the Beach

 

 
Pigs in Holguin
 

 

Pigs in Holguin

 

 
Mangrove in Holguin
 

 

Mangrove in Holguin

 

 
Holguin Travel
 

 

Holguin Travel

 

 
Holguin Desert Beach
 

 

Desert Beach
 

 

 
Holguin Typical Casa on Beach
 

 

Typical Casa on Beach

 

 
Holguin City
 

Holguin City
 

 

 
Beach in Holguin
 

Beach in Holguin

 

 
Holguin Workers
 

Holguin Workers

 

   

 


 

 

 

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