Photographer's Note

View of the street "The Sun" in the Parish of San Jose Canoabo.

Canoabo is a community with unexploited tourism potential. Particularly in the so-called "ecotourism" or "map", fairly far from the traditional rules we have used in Venezuela.

Canoabo presents a series of natural elements that provide, without much effort to predict a great future for this type of industry that will undoubtedly benefit both the Canoabo and its inhabitants.

In this sense offers variety of beauty to its charming people who would be interested in promoting the first region in tourism.

Ia history teaches us that this is the oldest in western Carabobo. Its foundation dates from March 19 of 1711, when Father Andrés Pérez de Vargas sold the first church (temple) built with the help of neighbors. Before this church existed a public oratory or private chapel in the house he built there was the Count de Tovar, known as Casa del Alto. Around that church was the people, as usual at the time. His Indian name means village of fresh water or drinking water. In surrounding area produced a large reservoir of fresh water that takes this precious liquid at Moron and some areas of Puerto Cabello.

It is suspected that is a word origin Guaiqueri The existence of archaeological finds to suggest that existed in the indigenous population.

His background as people came by the accumulation of large tracts of land by Spanish conquerors of whites, where the Indians had their settlements. These large haciendas flourished alongside their white owners, Indians and blacks as slaves.

The core population was the central cocoa farms, which was later replaced by the oil industry, with disastrous consequences that we all know. Our intention is to save instead of crops like coffee and cocoa. Currently the most important crops are citrus and Canoabo yams. As their land fertile. Potential horticultural quite valuable. It is located 300 meters above sea level, and their warm little cooling at night, with half of 24 ° C. The rainfall is influenced by the system of the Coast, with the highest fluviocidad between May and October with an annual average of 1,200 millimeters. It occupies 170 km2 of the 580 covered by the Municipality Bejuma with two access roads for a municipality and another Bejuma Mora Municipality, consisting of zigzagging roads planted with lush vegetation.

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