Casa Jorge y Alicia
Travel Blogs from Cienfuegos
... was pitch dark, we only had a few flashlights. Walked a lot of stairs. Got a look of the reactor building from the inside. Had to get out of there before their boss came around.
On the way there we also passed some interesting old factories. Would have wanted to check them out as well, but we ...
... Mausoleum. We had the opportunity to see a number of photographs and historical pieces from Guevara's life. We then visited the final resting place of Ernesto "Che" Guevara and his companions.
On our way back to the hotel, we made a final stop at the local Ration Store where Cubans go to pick up food and supplies on a monthly basis.
We ended the day with our farewell dinner across the street from the hotel.
Tomorrow, we head back to the States.
... particular or a Cuban bed and breakfast. Similar to the paladars discussed earlier, the casa particular is a relatively new concept in Cuba. We met with the owner who described his family's history as well as the history of the house and how they came to open their home to tourists.
From Trinidad, we traveled to the Valley of the Sugar Mills and saw the ruins of one of the twelve sugar mills where ...
... over the years. We then walk across the town Plaza to listen to the Cantores de Cienfuegos choral group. This group is made up of men and women who rehearse three hours a day and performed Cuban, Spanish and American songs for us. They sang beautifully. Their rendition of the American folk song, Shenandoah, brought a tear to my eye.
After the concert, we checked into the Hotel Jagua and dined in the hotel.
... die Res. nicht gültig und Sie vermieten das Zimmer an jemand anders.
Dank diesem Missverständnis bekammen wir je einen Mojito spendiert und der Hausherr bemühte sich auch gleich uns eine alternativ Casa zu finden, die dann schlussendlich noch schöner gelegen war :-) Wir beschlossen zwei Tage dort zu bleiben um den Strand und die Stadt zu sehen, bevor es dann nach Trinidad weiter gehen sollte.