Travel Blogs from Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

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The day that turned around, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

The day that turned around

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

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... - two anthropologists travelling with their two young children from the states.  They explained the situation with the airlines - Cuba received a few airbuses from Venezuela recently so domestic air travel is nowhere near as sketchy as it once ...

to the other end of the island, Santiago de cuba, Cuba travel blog

to the other end of the island

A travel blog entry by kris

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... a Saturday night in Santiago is ment to be hot and kicking. I was and still are unimpressed with the nightlife of Santiago de Cuba.. Apparently there was ment to be music flowing through the streets, maybe in the daytime theres a bit going on to please ...

back to the caribbean sea but I never swam, Playa Siboney, Cuba travel blog

back to the caribbean sea but I never swam

A travel blog entry by kris

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... I was pretty bored for the short time I was there.. I'm pretty sure I'm not gonna go back there and stay when I return to Cuba, maybe just for a daytrip and should've checked put a new town like Baracoa instead. I've been checking my calendar and the time ...

Ross's first 12 hour bus trip, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Ross's first 12 hour bus trip

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

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... the course of our trip.  I rebounded quickly enough and we got to the bus with time to spare.  The price to Santiago de Cuba was 33CUC each.  Kara & Leigh showed up a few minutes later - they decided to go to Cienfuegos on the same bus ...

Our clothes are in a tree....a mango tree., Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Our clothes are in a tree....a mango tree.

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

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... cabs following us waiting for us to crack and get in - the heat was soooo intense! Lesson learned: don't wander the streets of Santiago de Cuba in the midday sun.  HOT!  (As Ross would say, only mad dogs and englishmen go out in the midday ...

Going South, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Going South

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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A hellish bus ride later we arrived in Santiago de Cuba as the sun rose.  The hustle and bustle around the bus terminal was crazy but our taxi drive came looking for us and we were away before we new it. Maria who ran the Casa was lovely and let us ...

Parque Cespedes ~ Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Parque Cespedes ~ Santiago de Cuba

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... hand-carved choir stalls and the altar that honors the venerated Virgen de la Caridad. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/cuba/eastern-cuba/santiago-de-cuba/sights/religious/catedral-de-nuestra-senora-de-la-asuncion#ixzz3x6ZEeXtN ...

Lively street life, music & salsa lessons, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Lively street life, music & salsa lessons

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... the talking: the architecture, the lively street life, the music and salsa lessons going on in Calle Heredia. Walked pass Plaza de Dolares up Calle Aguilera to Plaza de Marte before coming back down the Jose A Saco Boulevard that was really crowded with ...

Santiago de Cuba from up high, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Santiago de Cuba from up high

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... enough and away from the polluted air far below caused by the countless motorcycles. That plus up here having the 360 degree views of Santiago de Cuba. Pizza for lunch plus a couple of cans of lemonade CUC$9 / US$9 / NZ$14. On the way back to the ...

Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca del Morro, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca del Morro

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... room given over to the US-Spanish naval battle that took place in the bay in 1898. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/cuba/eastern-cuba/santiago-de-cuba/sights/military/castillo-de-san-pedro-de-la-roca-del-morro#ixzz3x6ZNIOQa We were the only group for dinner ...

Last Night In Cuba!, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Last Night In Cuba!

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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After a 7 hour journey back to Santiago, our last evening and night unfurled. Nowt exciting, romantic or adventurous happened.  Booked a few flights on the internet, had pizza for dinner and went to bed.  That's it nothing more... Hmm they say ...

Revolution Square ~ Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Revolution Square ~ Santiago de Cuba

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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Away at 8.30 am (8:30) for a city tour of Santiago de Cuba. Revolution Square with the impressive 23 upright machetes reaching skywards beside Antonio Maceo statue. Plus the morning sun was in the right angle! As with all Cuban cities, Santiago has its ...

Cementerio Santa Ifigenia, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Cementerio Santa Ifigenia

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... –2003) of Buena Vista Social Club fame. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/cuba/eastern-cuba/santiago-de-cuba/sights/cemeteries-memorials-tombs/cementerio-santa-ifigenia#ixzz3x6Zs7bQA ...

Moncada Barracks, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Moncada Barracks

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... models of the attack, its planning and its aftermath. Most moving, perhaps, are the photographs of the 61 fallen at the end. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/cuba/eastern-cuba/santiago-de-cuba/sights/military/cuartel-moncada#ixzz3x6ZVfUHQ ...

Bartolome Maso > Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Bartolome Maso > Santiago de Cuba

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... in the south-eastern area of the island, some 870 km (540 mi) south-east of the Cuban capital of Havana. Historically Santiago de Cuba has long been the second most important city on the island after Havana, and still remains the second largest. It is on ...

Your wife has a long nose, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Your wife has a long nose

A travel blog entry by easties

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a második legnagyobb város, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

a második legnagyobb város

A travel blog entry by asomogyi77

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... rácsok. vagyis: mondhatni légkondis közlekedési eszköz. közel két órát utaztunk vele, elég is volt. végállomásunk Santiago de Cuba volt, ami Santiago de Cuba tartomány székhelye. Kuba Havanna utáni második legfontosabb városa egyben az ...

Castro's City, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Castro's City

A travel blog entry by kc2009

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... have cupboards of possessions and take it all for granted.  The next day we took in the sites including the cemetery of Santiago. There you will find the resting place of Jose Marti. The impressive mausoleum is guarded by the national service 24hrs a ...

Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Cuba

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

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... Väckte Ingvar, vi mĺste med vĺra revade segel o motor lova upp o släppa förbi den.  Pĺ morgonen sen äntligen i Santiago de Cuba, fick ankra i marinaviken o vänta 3 t pĺ tullare, läkare mm. Ingen internet endast i staden dit vi ska idag dock ...

Das Geschäft mit den Frauen, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Das Geschäft mit den Frauen

A travel blog entry by senderjung

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... . Einheimische Jineteros übernehmen anschließend die „Gruppenführung“. Die Abgasbelastung in den Straßen von Santiago war enorm und kaum auszuhalten. Die menschenbeladenen Lkw die hier als Collectivos taugen stoßen meterlange schwarze ...

Baseball Game, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Baseball Game

A travel blog entry by markandemma

... of their arch rivals - Havana! Emma decided it wasn't here thing and I think she was right. Eventually it got underway and Santiago took the lead and the tension built, then it swung the other way, then back. Very close... Before the end our ...

Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Santiago de Cuba

A travel blog entry by hasson.yossi

Gibt es ein Leben nach dem Bus?, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Gibt es ein Leben nach dem Bus?

A travel blog entry by mandrela

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... einem Fortbewegungsmittel und sitzen quasi fest. Was haben wir getan, damit wir sowas verdienen? :D Die Leute starren uns an. Santiago de Cuba liegt am anderen Ende der Insel und man merkt, dass sich weniger Touris hier hin verirren. Das Auto jedenfalls ...

Hot New Year, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Hot New Year

A travel blog entry by chris.wauman

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En busje rijdt verder oost tot Santiago de Cuba. Hier worden we voor 1 avond / nacht weer herenigt met B&T voor heerlijk nieuwjaarsdiner en aansluitend dansspektakel en openlucht fuif. Bizar genoeg stopt de muziek echter wel om 3h en gaan dan eveneens ...

Cutumba and Rum (ba)!, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Cutumba and Rum (ba)!

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

... after dark and was met by the seemingly nice Mirtha (time would prove otherwise...) and whisked off to her casa. I think Santiago de Cuba was definitely my favourite town in Cuba - it just had a cool vibe and definitely had much more stuff going on ...

Cuba photos, La Habana to Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Cuba photos

A travel blog entry by emmakelloway

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Here are a few pics from my Cuba trip in ...

Twee maanden in Cuba, Santiago De Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Twee maanden in Cuba

A travel blog entry by sylviaenjeroen

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... en het weer is nog niet goed. Als dat allemaal in orde is vertrekken we naar Cuba. We leggen 20 graden voor naar Santiago de Cuba (SdC). Na zo´n 70 mijl motoren krijgen we wind. Dan begint vroeg in de morgen de vismolen te ratelen. Na een kwartiertje ...

Not for love nor money!, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Not for love nor money!

A travel blog entry by syrena

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... to you about the country over a beer. It is a far too unpredictable life for me, but one that Havana is accustomed to. Santiago has fewer beautiful buildings much more space, but as a much smaller town- it has character. Surrounded in the distance by ...

Started School in Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Started School in Santiago de Cuba

A travel blog entry by markandemma

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Started Spanish lessons today, 4 hours each morning of gruelling grammar. After lunch and a beer it is off to Salsa lessons. Back for some homework, a huge Cuban feast and more homework, washed down with a little ...

24 degrees and a faint waft of sewage, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba travel blog

24 degrees and a faint waft of sewage

A travel blog entry by jennyroberts

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Santiago de Cuba is a pretty port city and significantly bigger than Baracoa. It was a key city in Cubas revolution and we found out more during our visit. Upon arrival we checked into our new casas, at which time we met our casa mama, who appeared to be ...

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