The caleseros were employed by wealthy families in the Cuban society of the 18th century. With his top hat, jacket cloth and leather boots the rickshaw pullers will serve their masters to take them out for a walk, to meet the horses and carriages as a way of entertaining their children in return had different treatment to others slaves and they were well fed.

At present, the horse-drawn carriages in Viñales are used to make tours of the different tourist attractions in the area.

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