Casa Lopez

Manrique 256, Havana, Cuba | B&B
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Sancti Spíritus: Guayaberas & Love Letters

A travel blog entry by nicole.marrocco

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... of the shirts made in Sancti Spíritus is stitched by hand, including the embroidery, which takes about one and a half days or 18 to 20 hours to complete one short-sleeve guayabera. Keep in mind the Guayabera Project only has one tailor! In order to operate as a private business they pay the government 20% of their yearly profit and maintain the building they're located in.

In addition to making the guayaberas, the Project also instituted a social project ...

Cuba, better late than never

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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... mistakes having been made in the efforts to make Cuba the socialist utopia Che planned. Next door is the 24 hour guarded boat that brought Che across to Cuba from Mexico for the revolution along with tanks and missiles used against the US.So a bit weary and by now 4.30pm I decide to do another lap on the bus which takes about 1.5hrs thinking this will be just right to get me back to the centre for dinner at 7pm. Also being sunny I wanted to see some of the sights in a different ...

22nd to 24th november - Sancti Spiritus

A travel blog entry by stuwelly

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... about climbing, ethics, cuba, wales, all sorts. Mix of spanish and english, oh imget partially stung again by a wasp...brill. We make arrangements for tge next day sunday, a venue a little further away, but very beautiful apparently. Saturday night I go on the town again with hector, a great giggle, although there were some quite serious times aswell, I learnt a little more about the ration book for food supplies, wages in cuba, and the difficulties of getting the ...

Havana: everybody wants "nothing"...

A travel blog entry by wsbyama

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... in return. They have a hot shower and wash their clothes, and meet locals, rather than other tourists in a hostel. It's really just a great way to assist other travellers and meet new people - then one day when you travel (as we are now), others hopefully return the favour. Simple as that. Run total: 2 (Total: 4) Almost choked from car fumes on both runs along the Melacon. Nice area to walk or relax at night, but not ideal for long runs in the heat and ...

Don’t waste your time going here

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... so the criminal’s game did not work out and we managed to take the bus to Sancti Spiritus anyhow.


An unexpected long travel

On the map Sancti Spiritus was only 60 km away from Ciego de Avila. So we thought our bus would make it in at least an hour. Unfortunately we had not thought about the possibility that this bus that was travelling all the way from Sanctiago de Cuba to Havana overnight and was making a dinner stop ...

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