Travel Blogs from Cienfuegos, Cuba

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Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Cienfuegos

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... revitalizing seaside vibe make the city as alluring today as Moré found it 60 years ago. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/cuba/cienfuegos#ixzz3x11VaZPu Cienfuegos City is called "The Pearl of the South" because of the impressive beauty of its bay; because ...

Cienfuegos Cupolas and Sea Breezes, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Cienfuegos Cupolas and Sea Breezes

A travel blog entry by viajesyvinedos

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Cienfuegos sits on Cuba's southern shores within a sheltered inlet. With increasing frequency, reverence towards Fidel's Revolution is presented on large billboards as one approaches the city. These proclamations, which appear to have been in place ...

How To Make a Mojito, the Cuban Way, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

How To Make a Mojito, the Cuban Way

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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How To Make a Mojito, the Cuban Way   1) Get a glass from the fridge    2) Place two spoons of sugar    3) Add 30ml of lime juice    4) Stir    5) Add mint    6) Crush the mint and stir    ...

Seein' Fuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Seein' Fuegos

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... hire car. He knew we were lost, and as he was going the same way, he jumped in and navigated us to our next town, Cienfuegos. And two and a half hours later, we had arrived. Cienfuegos On first inspection, it seemed like a nice place. Big square with a ...

Finding The Bay, Playa Girón, Cuba travel blog

Finding The Bay

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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When I was growing up, whenever Cuba was mentioned, The Bay of Pigs and the Cuban missile crisis would be mentioned in the same breath. And as the years have rolled by, I still haven't learnt really much about it, but as it is mentioned in the book, we ...

Beautiful fish.. and Deutschlaaaand!!, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Beautiful fish.. and Deutschlaaaand!!

A travel blog entry by americankluntje

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... when you walk by the houses which all have their doors open because it is so hot here! Also what is very common in Cuba and also in Cienfuegos is that people are out on the streets all day or sitting close to their window to look out. In every city I ...

Cienfuegos - Refinery, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Cienfuegos - Refinery

A travel blog entry by nigeljbennett

May 27     Visit to Cienfuegos refinery.  Dylan, Rogelio and his local guy Hennessy visited the Cienfuegos refinery where they also had been using our equipment full time since 2008 in their API separators to remove surface oil and ...

Cienfuegos sea side town, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Cienfuegos sea side town

A travel blog entry by nigeljbennett

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... conditioned for sleeping.  We would highly recommend this spot for travelers that wish to experience the "real" Cuba and live with a local family. Cienfuegos is a nice town,  it has the longest boulevard in Cuba and the center of this small ...

Französicher Einfluss, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Französicher Einfluss

A travel blog entry by senderjung

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Eine von neun Weltkulturerbestätten Kubas ist die Innenstadt von Cienfuegos. Wir wohnten in einem schönen und großen Kolonialgebäude direkt im Zentrum. Die Straßenzüge sind harmonisch und gepflegt. Der typische Verfall der Häuser hinterlässt auch ...

Il sabato sera, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Il sabato sera

A travel blog entry by alessandrodegiu

Arriviamo a Cienfuegos. Troviamo l'affittacamere consigliato dalla Guida e ce ne andiamo in giro per la città. È sabato sera e tutti i ragazzi sono fuori, le discoteche impazzano, le strade sono piene e colorate. Sembra un altro mondo: ricco, ...

Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Cienfuegos

A travel blog entry by curioustravel

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Feb 4, The bus left Vinales about 8:30 and reached Cienfuegos just before 3PM. I was really glad that I could get a direct bus here rather than transferring in Havana. I bumped into a guy about my age who I had met in Habana at Ania's place. He is from ...

Bound for Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Bound for Cienfuegos

A travel blog entry by ukcat

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... .  The beautiful French architecture and many streets with French names demonstrates its French heritage.  The lands around Cienfuegos were fertile for agricultural purposes and with the labor of slaves a large amount of sugar cane was grown ...

Lots Of Walking, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Lots Of Walking

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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Cienfuegos looks like the kind of town that most in Cuba will turn into when even a degree of prosperity returns to this island nation. The colonial town of Cienfuegos was founded in 1819 in the Spanish territory but was initially settled by ...

The Art of Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

The Art of Cienfuegos

A travel blog entry by ukcat

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... again, good food and too much of it. The people watching on the Parque Jose Marti was fantastic.  As a native of Cienfuegos, there was an annual celebration for the singer Benny More.  The festival was in full swing and we were entertained by a ...

Cienfuegos - Nette Stadt und toller Strand, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Cienfuegos - Nette Stadt und toller Strand

A travel blog entry by patricia.eifler

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Am Mittwoch ging es per Bus weiter in den Süden nach Cienfuegos, die Hauptstadt der gleichnamigen Provinz. Sie liegt an der 3.größten Bucht Kubas und wird aufgrund ihrer Attraktivität La Perla del Sur genannt. Am Ankunftstag haben wir gleich eine ...

Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Cienfuegos

A travel blog entry by reynesodermatt

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... the engine at the back of the bus for the ride to Cienfuegos. In the afternoon we went for a first stroll around Central Cienfuegos. The buildings around Parque Jose Martí are beautiful. UNESCO is helping Cienfuegos and it is obvious that there is or ...

For One Night Only, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

For One Night Only

A travel blog entry by jennyroberts

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... stopped too in Santa Clara, to visit to the Che Guevara museum. After a late start from Trinidad, we arrived in Cienfuegos with just enough time to wander around the grand central square, with it's impressively restored buildings. After continuing though ...

Cienfuegos, Cuba, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Cienfuegos, Cuba

A travel blog entry by domkop

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We're not in Kansas anymore..., Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

We're not in Kansas anymore...

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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We realized just how close we are to Cuba with the quick charter flight from Miami to Cienfuegos (the name means 100 fires).  Stepping onto Cuban soil I felt that we had also taken a step back in time.  Except for our tour bus, all the cars were ...

Cuba libre cont'd, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Cuba libre cont'd

A travel blog entry by lingo83

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Cienfuego After 3 days in Vinales we were more than ready to move on.  We got the bus to Cienfuegos which had been recommended to us by the New Zealander we met in Havana. Actually we ran into him again in Vinales.  Since it is on the coast, ...

Sole e Sfiga, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Sole e Sfiga

A travel blog entry by alessandrodegiu

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...  già  incontrato. Lo stile della città e' molto diverso da quello coloniale seicentesco spagnolo. Cienfuegos e' stata costruita da coloni francesi provenienti da New Orleans portati qui all'inizio dell'800, sembra per ...

Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Cienfuegos

A travel blog entry by ready2goo

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... Da eine richtige Strassenbeschilderung in Kuba sowieso kaum vorhanden ist wurde es um so interessanter wann wohl das Autobahnausfahrtsschild für Cienfuegos kommen würde. Im Gefühl waren wir schon viel zu weit gefahren, als schliesslich doch noch das ...

Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Cienfuegos

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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... aus und treffen unseren Fahrer spaeter wieder, bevor wir uns im Auto etwas trocknen koennen und gemeinsam zurueck nach Cienfuegos duesen. Beim Warten koennen wir einen Schweinekauf beobachten: Eine ganze Familie faehrt beim Bauern mit dem Auto vor, Sack ...

Under Construction - More Flu..., Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Under Construction - More Flu...

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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Due to slow and very expensive internet in Cuba, these entries are under construction... I hope to fill this big gap once I get home in december. Cuba was difficult to understand, as there as many layers for every aspect: social, political, ...

Rum Cocktails At Sunset, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Rum Cocktails At Sunset

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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It was sad to say goodbye to Jorge and his lovely wife this morning as we bid them farewell to make our way to Cienfuegos. Catching an early bus from Trinidad meant we arrived at the French inspired, seaside city by 09:00.  This meant we had the ...

Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Cienfuegos

A travel blog entry by liamhum

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... as all the warning lights are on.) Oh well! We successfully navigated our way out of Havana and made out way 279km to Cienfuegos. The highway was 4 lanes, sometimes 3 and sometimes 2 and not all drivable but very quite and easy enough to drive. Great ...

Chill out time, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Chill out time

A travel blog entry by chicas-latinas

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Stayed for 2 nights but not much to do here, slept in a velvet den and were served food swimming in oil for breakfast and dinner. Wandered around the town, more touristy than the last few stops, and bought some souvenirs. Nice architecture and a long ...

castillos en cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

castillos en cienfuegos

A travel blog entry by amber

... sad goodbye to trinidad, we felt it was time to move on in search of a bigger and better place. We stumbled across cienfuegos- a pretty large port town just north of trinidad. i honestly dont remember what we did in cienfuegos, but walk around, visit ...

Adios Cuba / Adios Kuba, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

Adios Cuba / Adios Kuba

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad

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... Km: 110287     Adios Cuba / Adios Kuba For us, it's time to travel further and to leave Cuba again. To do this we go to Cienfuegos, but first make a detour to Santa Clara and Trinidad. Trinidad is again a place that is so overrun with ...

The lovely Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, Cuba travel blog

The lovely Cienfuegos

A travel blog entry by simon.caryn

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... least we get to see some of this place. As we didn't have much time, we hit the streets to start exploring. Cienfuegos is a beautifully well maintained port town, with great old buildings and a massive harbour. Apparently, its got some great beaches too ...

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