Villa Cristal

Address: Rafael Trejo #99, Vinales, Pinar del Rio, 22400, Cuba | B&B
 
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Location

This B&B, located on Rafael Trejo #99, Vinales, is near Vinales Valley, Guayabita del Pinar Liqueur Factory, and Francisco Donatien Cigar Factory.
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    Travel Blogs from Vinales

    No salsa, no rum, no cigar, no boy, no Cubana

    A travel blog entry by kristymay86 on May 01, 2015

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    ... uses. 90% of tobacco grown must be sold to the government for a minimal amount and the farmer may keep 10%. Only government factories may leave the nicotine in the cigars due to addiction and driving the sales for the economy, as explained by Jande. The nicotine is contained in the main stem of the leaf which the farmers remove. After three months of drying the leafs the farmer applies a solution of rum, lemon, honey and vanilla to his 10% and leaves the tobacco for ...

    Pandora's Box

    A travel blog entry by cathonaventure on Feb 14, 2014

    11 photos

    ... getting them wrong. Then I got the message “hourly limit exceeded,” and the game was up. And my card ran out at the same time. I didn’t read my birthday messages until March 3 when I got to Cancun.

    So international internet is not generally available after all. Except for the people lining up at the ETECSA offices (CUC-haves, for sure), Cubans can’t use it unless they have a government job for which they are cleared for ...

    9th nov 13th - ¡Venga Viñales!

    A travel blog entry by stuwelly on Nov 09, 2013

    8 photos

    ... climbers here and also I climbed with a group of school kids visitng from Norway during term time!
    after visitng three different crags now, the array of rock formations is wide, roofs and overhangs caked in tufa, techie walls and pockets, small pinches and combi holds, slabby routes with razor sharp holds. The grading also seems to be on the mark too, so far consistent grading mainly been onsighting through the 6s with one or two fails from razor sharp holds and not ...

    Tobacco region of Pinar del Rio

    A travel blog entry by claudiaroger on May 14, 2013

    20 photos

    ... issues. We also visited some of the local tobacco farmers and thus learned more about the laborous production of cigars.

    On the peaceful evenings we sat in the rocking chairs on the veranda of our casa, Roger smoked a cigar and we both enjoyed a glass (or was it two…?) of ron anejo ;-)).

    Yes, Cubans have to make due with very little and they're surely pros at it. We found them to be very happy, generous, fun and street smart. ...

    Cigar country.. real man country..

    A travel blog entry by muzbec on Jan 28, 2013

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    ... front area purposed for sitting in rocking-chairs of an afternoon. A colonnade or two but then a flat facade and rooftop. And it’s nice to see some effort in the some of the front gardens too. Every second house is a casa particular, explaining the gaggling touty women at the bus stop. You would have no reason to pre-book here at any time of the year.

    We spent sun-down on the rooftop with a home-made mojito. Less fizzy and sugary then we’re used to at home ...