We will visit the historical center of the city of Trinidad starting from the point where the town was founded in 1514, we will visit historic buildings dating from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries, we will learn the history of the village in detail while we walk, its culture, art and religion. We will analyze architectural styles and construction techniques of the colonial period, methods and strategies of conservation and restoration put into practice both by the Cuban government and by owners of some of these valuable buildings that today are private homes, some of themes we can visit because their owners are my friends. We will visit the main art gallery of the city that occupies a state historical building, as well as other private ones inside and outside the historical center, we will meet artists with an original work, disconnected from the touristic, commercial or souvenir market circuit, in their homes or private workshops not open to the public, as many are my colleagues and friends, we can share their experiences and talk about their work as we see them work. We will conclude our tour enjoying a traditional drink of Trinidad at the Café Don Pepe.
I graduated as an Art teacher in the pedagogical university of Sancti Spíritus and after working for 6 years as a teacher of arts I came to live in Trinidad in 2013 where I have lived since then, working as a hostal host, tour guide and painter, I am a sociable person who likes to make new friends, I like to read about art, history, theology and politics, I love open spaces, nature, art, music, movies, as well as camping on the beach and riding bicycle.
Traditional Trinidad drink
Entrance to the Municipal History Museum
We will be visiting streets and buildings dating from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries, this will allow us to see and understand how developed was the town of Trinidad in these centuries and how this story is the core and the biggest attraction of the new type of industry in our city. We will get to know the current artistic movement of the city, we will visit and meet in their workshops the best artists currently in the Villa.