Apartamentomanuel

Calle Concordia no 364, Apartamento 5, Havana, Cuba | B&B
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Amazing Cuba

A travel blog entry by samandmegan

21

... old American cars from the 1950s earlier are everywhere, and they're not just taxis for tourists (yet); just as common are Soviet Ladas, which you don't see in the tourist brochures, but these relics of East and West have something in common - they both breakdown as frequently as the other! We witnessed at least three broken-down cars within five minutes of leaving the airport. But, the sad state of ther cars is just just one of the many opportunities for the ...

Music and The Revolution

A travel blog entry by sharonscanlan

16

... PM to go to Muraleandro, a community arts project which is a former barrio that was transformed by the local citizens into a community center and a street arts area. They converted the old water tank, El Tanque, to the center which has several levels for classes, dining and entertainment. We had a Cuban dance performance, dinner with local artists, a documentary about the project and an hour-long rock band concert with dancing. It was fun but too long. We returned at 10:00 ...

Welcome to Cuba

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... Over time though more than a fifth of the entire Cuban population has emigrated to the US, mostly because of opposition of Cuba's political system and the belief of a better life in North America.

With the fall of the Soviet Union in 1990, Cuba lost all the economic and financial support. As a result living standards for the Cubans fell drastically and a decade of severe austerity measures known as the Special Period was imposed by Cuba's leaders.

Nowadays the ...

Through the blockade

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

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... from imploding in the '90’s. Venezuela provides Cuba with cheap oil which is paid for by the services of Cuban trained doctors and teachers. It’s no wonder that even young Cubans we speak to regard Chavez as a hero, up there with Fidel and they were as distressed by his death as many Venezuelans are.

So change is inevitable if Cuba’s revolution is to survive even if Chavez’ successor continues the same relationship. Old generation retired high ...

Old sins cast long shadows

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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... plastic bags – they are both hard to come by and may be needed when you least expect it!). I did carefully cut off the surface all around the cheese before eating any. Maybe I totally missed out on the sweaty palm and fume and sun-marinated flavors, but it just felt better…

It’s interesting too like I mentioned in April, how Rodolfo has REMOVED the seat-belts in his car, and I have to lock my door to make sure it doesn’t fling open as we drive. Again, I ...

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Location

This B&B, located on Calle Concordia no 364, Apartamento 5, Havana, is near Cementerio de Colon, San Pedro de la Roca del Morro Castle, Monument to Jose Marti, and Revolution Plaza (Plaza De La Revolucion).
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding