Spring time Mexico
and Cuba Vacation
The photos below
are of the Vizcaya Castle near down town Miami.
The Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, previously known as Villa
Vizcaya, is the former villa and estate of businessman James
Deering, of the Deering McCormick-International Harvester
fortune, on Biscayne Bay in the present day Coconut Grove
neighborhood of Miami, Florida.
The early 20th century Vizcaya estate also includes: extensive
Italian Renaissance gardens; native woodland landscape; and a
historic village outbuildings compound. The landscape and
architecture were influenced by Veneto and Tuscan Italian
Renaissance models and designed in the Mediterranean Revival
architecture style, with Baroque elements. Paul Chalfin was the
The side of the castle facing the
The castle swimming pool.
A fountain that was imported from
It is a Latin
American custom to celebrate a girl's 15th birthday. Today there
were two girls celebrating and having their photos taken at