Travel Blogs from Santa Clara, Cuba

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Parque Vidal ~ Santa Clara, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Parque Vidal ~ Santa Clara

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... Palacio Provincial, flanking the east side of the park. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/cuba/central-cuba/santa-clara/sights/squares-plazas/parque-vidal#ixzz3wp78ZqZv ...

Monumento a la Toma del Tren Blindado, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Monumento a la Toma del Tren Blindado

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... troops. The celebrated bulldozer is mounted on its own plinth at the entrance. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/cuba/central-cuba/santa-clara/sights/landmarks-monuments/monumento-la-toma-del-tren-blindado#ixzz3wp5UZFkQ Having seen so many Juilio 26 flags ...

Santiago de Cuba > Santa Clara, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Santiago de Cuba > Santa Clara

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... one of the broken belts. One thing that I've noticed, no street lights or should I say they are rare here in Cuba. Got to our overnight Santa Clara stop at Los Caneyes at 7.30 pm (19:30). Los Caneyes has a resort feel with its 95 thatched bohios or ...

Roses are red, violets are blue..., Santa Clara - Remedios, Cuba travel blog

Roses are red, violets are blue...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... . Our assessment of the bullet holes from that position? "Probably Guevara." Our assessment of the fasion from that position? Definitely horrific... Santa Clara is Che Guevara town. It's all about Guevara. Wanna see a big fucking statue of Che? Go to ...

Homage to Comandante Che, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Homage to Comandante Che

A travel blog entry by viajesyvinedos

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Santa Clara is the second last stop of our Cuba adventure and the city brings an aura of revolutionary adrenaline and grit. Santa Clara is filled with an abundance of murals, sculptures and memorabilia about the revolution. Fidel's compatriot, Ernesto ...

Travel by night, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Travel by night

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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We exit the bus depot in Santa Clara into an onslaught of card-carrying, middle-aged women. They´re all hawking their casas or (for the few men) taxi service, and disperse only reluctantly. But our arranged driver, Hermes ("gordo y grande" -- fat and ...

Comandante Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Comandante Ernesto 'Che' Guevara

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... that spans both sides of the carretera, guarded by a bronze statue of El Che. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/cuba/central-cuba/santa-clara/sights/landmarks-monuments/monumento-ernesto-che-guevara#ixzz3wp6M9Hhf   ...

Transported, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Transported

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... look ready for a night on the town. ** Which will last longer? The Castro regime or the nation's autopista? The bus trip from Santa Clara to Havana is akin to a poor vessel in rough seas. We wallow about the three lanes of tarmac, which is intent ...

Daytripper, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Daytripper

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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Our return cab drive from Remedios to Santa Clara is literally the difference between night and day. The morning light reveals a rolling countryside of coffee and tobacco plantations. The highway of death from our night time adventure assumes its Dr. ...

Che, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Che

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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... was quite a monument.  But we were a little non-plussed to why Che was chosen to be commemorated here.  Santa Clara was one of the cities Che liberated, but today its a university town and has little to offer the tourist, so ...

Chasing Che, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Chasing Che

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... All around, there were more and more political signs, plus Che was everywhere with loads of different sayings. It was quite interesting. Santa Clara As we arrived on the outskirts, the memorial loomed large. You could not miss it. A huge statue of ...

Che's Capital, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Che's Capital

A travel blog entry by kc2009

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... Guevara won a key battle in the fight for Cuba's freedom.  The ultimate setting for the movie Che 1, which we watched in the Santa Clara Libre Hotel, the setting for the final battle on the film and in reality.  With the bullet holes still exposed on ...

mausoleum-monument-museum....all about Che Guevara, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

mausoleum-monument-museum....all about Che Guevara

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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... Bolívii a na žádost Fidela dovezeno na Kubu a uloženo zde v mauzoleu.  Původně jsme si mysleli, že Santa Clara bude nudné město, kde se jen podíváme na mauzoleum a pojedem pryč. Ve finále nás však velmi ...

Santa Clara and the food carpet, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Santa Clara and the food carpet

A travel blog entry by themooners

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Santa Clara is the happy middle ground between the hustle and bustle of Havana and the tranquil quiet of Trinidad. Santa Clara is Cuba's 5th largest city and home to students from as had away as North Korea. It is also the music capital of Cuba, ...

Feb 14, 2013, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Feb 14, 2013

A travel blog entry by lithobolia

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Die Invasion der Taxis, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Die Invasion der Taxis

A travel blog entry by mandrela

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... welcher an uns vorbei fährt. Da haben wirs besser. Und unser Strampelmann auch:-) Rund 2 Stunden fahren wir mit dem ViazulBus nach Santa Clara. So eine kurze Fahrt. Quasi wie eine Ortsbusfahrt fühlt sich das an :-) Wir kommen an. ¡Dios Mio! ...

Che, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Che

A travel blog entry by bigfish.al

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No es mala ciutat, però es nota que és un punt clau de la "Revolución" cubana. Monotemàtica en el seu interior, he trobat gent que es plantejava seriosos dubtes sobre la reputació del Ché...entre altres, que tingui només una viuda, doncs es veu ...

A Quick Homage To Che Guevara, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

A Quick Homage To Che Guevara

A travel blog entry by matt-lewis

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The Viazul ticket office in Trinidad was already closed when I went there shortly after 4pm, wanting a ticket to Santa Clara. Where I actually wanted to go was Bayamo in Granma province but the next bus left in another three days.  I could stay one ...

Che chewed train, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Che chewed train

A travel blog entry by easties

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... and reads Che's book on the art of guerrilla warfare. Off goes Che and with 18 students derails an armaments train at Santa Clara with 400 soldiers on board and grabs enough guns to fight a revolution. Batista takes three days to realise that the game is ...

Cuba Si..!!!!!, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Cuba Si..!!!!!

A travel blog entry by devon_guille

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Here are some scripts regarding the place we visited----Santa Clara was founded by 175 people on July 15th, 1689. One hundred and thirty-eight of them were represented by two large families already living in the area and, therefore, owners of the land ...

Santa Clara, Cuba, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Santa Clara, Cuba

A travel blog entry by teamsharry

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... ! This was also the spot where the Pope had delivered his mass only days before. V. cool. Next we head off for a few hours drive to Santa Clara. Once we arrive we go on a walking tour of the town and settle in to have a few mojitos �� at a ...

Santa Clara, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Santa Clara

A travel blog entry by hasson.yossi

Che, Che and more Che, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Che, Che and more Che

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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From Trinidad I caught a bus to Santa Clara. Just a couple of hours inland.  I thought I had escaped being set up with accommodation, but no.  I got off the bus and there was a guy with a sign with my name on it.  He immediately came over ...

Santa Clara, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Santa Clara

A travel blog entry by hellomellow

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I Santa Clara saa vi paa minnesmonumentet til Che Guevara, der han er gravlagt. Var bare et mellomstopp f0r vi skulle ha en siste dag paa stranda f0r ...

Fireworks!, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Fireworks!

A travel blog entry by chris.wauman

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Met zijn vieren een taxi genomen naar Santa Clara, de stad van Ché. Hier hebben we dan ook zijn graf bezocht, het Monumento Ernesto Ché Guevara. Gebouwd 20 jaar na zijn dood in 1987 en zijn resten (tesamen met 17 collegas uit de guerilla in Bolivia) ...

Santa Clara, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Santa Clara

A travel blog entry by reynesodermatt

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We decided to backtrack a bit and visit Santa Clara before continuing towards the oriente. Half way into the trip, the weather god suddenly decided that now we get some rain at inconvenient times. Since the moment we arrived there were short showers again ...

Santa Clara, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Santa Clara

A travel blog entry by alessandrodegiu

... curare l'asma del giovane Ernesto a Cordoba - Argentina. 3 - Luogo della morte del Che in Bolivia. 4 - tomba del Che a Santa Clara - Cuba.   Scopriamo che il famoso treno fermato dal Che a Santa Clara che fu decisivo per la sorte della rivoluzione e ...

Che's Land!, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Che's Land!

A travel blog entry by muns_sj

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Its a small town well know for being the city that was liberated by Comander Ernesto Che Guevara. This city is where he was buried when they finally found his body over a decade ...

Beers, Rum, Cigars And Cake - The Perfect Birthday, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

Beers, Rum, Cigars And Cake - The Perfect Birthday

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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Today was Brendan's 27th birthday and we spent the day doing quintessential Cuban things. We started the day off right with a run out of town, dodging early morning commuters in horse and carts, out to the Che Guevara monument and back to be healthy ...

La città del Che, Santa Clara, Cuba travel blog

La città del Che

A travel blog entry by alessandrodegiu

Viaggiamo tutto il giorno verso est. La sera siamo a Santa Clara. Perdo o mi faccio rubare il cellulare per cui smarrisco per sempre alcune imperdibili foto. Serata alla stazione di polizia con agente specializzata. In cosa? Cellulari o stranieri? Non ...

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