Casa Arturo & Esmeralda

Calle Zenea#56e/Wiliam Soler y Capote, Bayamo, 85100, Cuba | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Bayamo

Chapter Five - El Cobre and Bayamo

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... have run out long ago, so you give them a CUC (convertible peso).

Cuba is the only country in the world with an official double currency (China abolished their dual currency in the 1990s). The regular peso (CUP), used by Cubans, is valued at around 24 to the US$ (worth about four cents US). The convertible peso (CUC) used principally by tourists and wealthier Cubans, is valued at around US$ ...

Chapter Four - Flowering trees and agriculture

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... and the U.S.A. is only 90 miles (150 kms).

Of interest is the organic farming. Cuba has developed one of the most efficient organic agriculture systems in the world, and organic farmers from other countries are visiting the island to learn the methods. It’s more by default than anything else, as the country doesn’t have enough reserves to import fertilizers and insecticides, so as usual, Cuba has to improvise, which they seem to do very ...

Chapter Three - Guantánamo

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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Today is Sunday, and we are taking a day trip to Guantánamo. No, not the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, but the city of Guantánamo, one of the largest cities in Eastern Cuba. Our programme includes four "people to people" activities. We will attend ...

Pilgrimage to El Cobre, Bayamo & Camagüey

A travel blog entry by nicole.marrocco

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This morning we said goodbye to Santiago de Cuba nestled between the Sierra Maestra and embarked on our three-hour journey to Camagüey, which we’ll call home for the next three nights.

Along the way, we made a pilgrimage to El Cobre to visit the Sanctuary of La Virgen de la Caridad, the Patron Saint of Cuba. Legend has it that in the 1600s three young men found a wooden statue of the Virgin ...

Lets get further!

A travel blog entry by maich

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... a small charming city with amazing Cuban street food, that even I could pay in Cuban Moneta Nacional. In the evening I went for improving and practicing to a recommended but almost empty bar. And got to know the local fellow Albierto for a chat in ...

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