Villa Nelson

Calle Camilo Cienfuegos N0 4, Vinales, Pinar del Rio, Cuba | B&B
 

Travel Blogs from Vinales

Home Away from Home--the Cuban Casa Particular

A travel blog entry by cathonaventure

16

... in Viņales, a dentist working 40 hours a week at a clinic, told us she is paid $468 MN (Moneda Nacional), the equivalent of $19 CUC/USD a month. So, she, along with all the other hosts of licenced houses, pays a high fee (a Cuban teacher later told me that it’s $150 CUC a month) for the government licence for each room that she rents out to foreigners, for the chance to augment her income. It felt strange to know that one night of our accommodation ($25 CUC), ...

9th nov 13th - ¡Venga Viñales!

A travel blog entry by stuwelly

8

... about the situation, but from talking with yorabi he tells me as if just one day the government decided to ban access to the vinales national park appart from mild walking and horse riding. There apparently wasnt an individual event or problem that triggered the clamp down on access almost as if someone, somewhere a light bulb came on and the green light turned red. If you had just turned up to the valley youd have no idea about the official line, if seen ...

Tobacco region of Pinar del Rio

A travel blog entry by claudiaroger

20

... and our guide even played some music on hollow stalactites. In comparison with other caves we visited before this one was very spacious and dry - therefore easy to walk around.

Another day we went hiking with a local guide, who showed us more of the countryside, the tobacco plantations, karst hills as well as two more caves. All along the way we bombarded our guide with questions and he explained more about the way of life in Cuba, its history ...

Cigar country.. real man country..

A travel blog entry by muzbec

4

... a handful of farmers en tow. There’s a small church and plaza in the town center and a handful of restaurants around, most of which cater to both locals and tourists, a nice change from feeling overly exclusive in some of the places in Havana. We frequented a nice place where you get a basic pasta for about 50 local pesos or 2 bucks.

The backstreets are a mix of local houses, most of which take that colonnade model and simplify it somewhat. Mostly there’s a ...

Vinales; for leisure, education or partying..

A travel blog entry by brent_n_dani

29

... t understand how the world works and in turn, resent tourists having the means & money to travel. Not always knowing its not the tourists fault, but the fault of their own government. He said especially if someone rolled out of the wrong side of the bed & is having a bad day, and they see tourists on a bus or drinking cocktails, they’ll say, “f*cking tourists”.


That summed it up for us.











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This B&B, located on Calle Camilo Cienfuegos N0 4, Vinales, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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