What other country can pride itself on having eaten organic food for the past 20 years, on deriving 30% of its energy from renewable sources, of being a pioneer in ecotourism, and having a Ministry for Climate Change? The answer? Cuba! With 263 protected areas, including six UNESCO World Biosphere Reserves, Cuba is home to over 350 species of birds and the Cuban crocodile, an endangered species.
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- Ch 401In Search of Hidden Holy SitesOlympus: Greece's highest mountain and in mythology the residence of the "Olympian" Gods, homeland of the Muses, an ecological universe. Five centuries ago, at these very slopes, a historic Monastery was built within a canyon near the river Enipeas, which lends the region an unearthly beauty.In Search of Hidden Holy SitesIt is the Holy Land of the Jews, the Christians, the Muslims. It is a unique experience to be there and trace the History. In this city Christianity triumphed in the 4th century with the untold number of Christian churches which Saint Helen and Saint Constantine built. This Holy City with History of over three thousand years constitutes a religious centre for all three monotheistic religions.