Archive for April, 2014

Commemorative Plaque 1849 Cayo Sabinal

The plaque commemorating the building of the San Hilario Fortress on Cayo Sabinal says: “Year of 1849. Queen Isabel II of Spain. Development Board Chaired By Captain General of the Island (Cuba) Federico Roncali. It started in 1847 being Captain General Leopoldo O’Donnell who directed this work by Army Engineers.” Side note: Isabel II was the queen […]

Plaque commemorating the building of the

Beacon at Faro Colon Cayo Sabinal

They don’t make them like that anymore…This is the internal workings of the beacon at the Faro Colon lighthouse situated on Cayo Sabinal in Cuba. Amazing craftsmanship and attention to detail. +160 years old!

Close-up of beacon workings Faro Colon...

Lighthouse Cayo Sabinal

This is a close-up of the Lighthouse Faro Colon for more details of this Building at Punta de Maternillos see HERE

Faro Colon Lighthouse Close-Up...