Travel Blogs from Trinidad, Cuba

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The third cuban instalment..., Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

The third cuban instalment...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... . And so damn cheap. If you go to the right places. As you struggle to walk along the bumpy cobblestones of Trinidad's centro historico, contemplating the menus of the city's more officialestablishments, women from all angles accost you with promises of ...

Feliz in Cuba, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Feliz in Cuba

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... to Jorge (the father of Odalis, our hostess) who says some jibes I can't translate but I'm pretty sure I get the gist of. Trinidad has a reputation for good, accessible music, so we have lots of choices. At Jorge's recommendation, we head up the to the ...

Mas Tranquilo, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Mas Tranquilo

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... dates from the 1870s, and shares the high ceilings, tile roofs and elaborate plaster door arches of most casas in Trinidad. All these lovely places with their lush inner courtyards lie hidden behind mostly non-descript housefronts that hug the ...

Farewell, Trinidad, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Farewell, Trinidad

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... lilt that entices. The music of the island might be a result of that movement, not its cause. The perfect ending to our time in Trinidad comes at the bus stop. Jorge helps lug our bags the 10-minute walk to the station. Even with me loaded up with ...

Rain, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Rain

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... the two carry out with hand gestures) with one of the maids from the beach hotel, on her way home. We finally arrive in Trinidad, after stopping at various tiny communities, but where in town are we? Bici-taxis hover, locals offer opinions, but no one ...

Valle de los Ingenos & Peninsula de Ancon, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Valle de los Ingenos & Peninsula de Ancon

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

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... valley and the peninsula which was totally worth the stop.  That took us half the day, and then we headed back to Trinidad. We ate lunch at one of the only good state restaurants in Trinidad, the Trinidad Colonial. The food was quite good and ...

Slow train coming, Valle de Los Ingenios, Cuba travel blog

Slow train coming

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... it's really spanked into the next calle. We chat with some kids about Canadian and Cuban weather until the light recedes up the street, then march home for our last dinner in Trinidad. Our coolest night in Cuba, we actually put blankets on the ...

To the south, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

To the south

A travel blog entry by mbgower

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... end -- concrete buildings without any walls, standing like dinosaurs along the way. The foothills of the mountains which effectively left Trinidad marooned for much of the last century roll their green lovely way up from the south. It's a dramatic ...

Will I ever leave Trinidad?, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Will I ever leave Trinidad?

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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What a relief to leave Varadero far, far behind. Having roughly 2hrs sleep under my belt, I staggered to the bus station, jumped on, and then entered "silent tourist mode". You see, as soon as you speak on a bus filled with tourists.. someone's gonna ...

cobbly streets, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

cobbly streets

A travel blog entry by kris

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... I feel a bit better today, I didnt make it to the sancti spiritus museum yesterday instead just opting for a long walking tour of trinidad and its little street parties it seems to be having.. I called it a night early as from yesterday I have decided to ...

Dancing in Trinidad, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Dancing in Trinidad

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... Trinidad, we shall continue. After arriving back, we took a drive up to Topes de Collantes which was in the mountains above Trinidad. There was a massive edifice which had been built by the former president Batista in two stages. He started it in 1937 and ...

Ross´s first long bus ride, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Ross´s first long bus ride

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

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Today is Ross´s first long-ass bus-ride.  It´s six hours from Havana to Trinidad!  We started our day with coffee at the Plaza Vieja after breakfast at our casa.  The plaza is undergoing a major renovation, and it looks like it might ...

Trinidad, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Trinidad

A travel blog entry by jessica_cdn

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We started our day off a bit later after our night out with Kara and Leigh.  We had breakfast at the casa which consisted of fresh mango juice, papaya and eggs.  We took a leisurely stroll through the plaza and ran into lots of touts who were ...

Tell me it's not true!, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Tell me it's not true!

A travel blog entry by kiemce

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The whole of Trinidad is in mourning. The world is now a different place, worse for the loss of a great man - our mate, Steve "The Crocodile Hunter" Irwin. It was hard to fight back the tears, but I somehow managed. Others weren't so reserved and just let ...

Going Old School, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Going Old School

A travel blog entry by smitherson

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... Heritage sites and to be brutilly honest, one colonial town starts to blur into another after a while on an extended trip.  BUT Trinidad is quite exceptional. I think it is due to is local town feel.  The whole town isn't very large and it feels ...

Steps and hitchhiking, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Steps and hitchhiking

A travel blog entry by americankluntje

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... fruit and ice cream are their main ways to satisfy the desire for sweets. Absolutely fine with me because the Mango in Trinidad is the best in Cuba and for that matter I believe it has to be the best in the world. It is incredible. Absolutely delicious. ...

Trinidad, just a man and his pig, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Trinidad, just a man and his pig

A travel blog entry by themooners

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... Rachel started throwing elbows. Cubans tend to be short. Rachel is not. Smiley face. We got the last two seats on the bus. Trinidad is simply lovely. A quiet little town a few kilometers from the beach, its old town is a UNESCO site and should not be ...

hangulatos gyöngyszem!, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

hangulatos gyöngyszem!

A travel blog entry by asomogyi77

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első pillanatra kiderült, ez egy tündéri városka! pedig a 12 órás fagyasztásos ücsörgés után alig bírtuk húzni a kerekes bőröndjeinket a macskaköves utakon. mégis nagyon megtetszett. nagyon más, ismét, mint az ...

The only donkey in Cuba, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

The only donkey in Cuba

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

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... had to do with bad spirits.  I wondered how many people actually stopped to talk to Jorge while they touristed their way around Trinidad. He seemed pleased to share his story with us, and was amused by dad's tales of our canadian donkeys. Later on in ...

Colonial Trinidad & Cayo Coco, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Colonial Trinidad & Cayo Coco

A travel blog entry by kc2009

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Trinidad is another of UNESCO declared heritage sites in Cuba.  The whole town still carries the colonial feel, with brightly coloured buildings and cobbled streets.  We spent the first day drinking potent cocktail which is made from honey, rum, lemon ...

Trinidad, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Trinidad

A travel blog entry by curioustravel

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... first time I was ever up to my neck in bicycle with baggage all around unable to move a whole lot. We made it to Trinidad and I really needed to go relieve myself with all the bumps and excitement. Well, this very large and slow moving lady found me and ...

Salsa, Salsa, Spanish and more Salsa, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Salsa, Salsa, Spanish and more Salsa

A travel blog entry by davidandem

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... Simon Spanish lessons msimon@ehttdad.co.cu Yudel Paredes Vazquez Professional dance teacher - Salsa & other cuban rhythms Contact at: Piro Guinart No 113 e/ Frank Pais y Clemente Pereira, 62600, Trinidad S.S. Cuba Tel: (01-419) ...

La Habana & Trinidad, Cuba., Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

La Habana & Trinidad, Cuba.

A travel blog entry by kim_puravida

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... in Mexico. The surroundings were absolutely beautiful, with the mountains in the background! On the drive from Havana to Trinidad I noticed how green Cuba is, which I didn't realise before... with many farms and ranches along the way! On the way to the ...

Trinidad, Cuba, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Trinidad, Cuba

A travel blog entry by domkop

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Cuba Libre cont'd, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Cuba Libre cont'd

A travel blog entry by lingo83

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... chips as we couldn't stop ourselves once they were in front of us.  The breakfast was also great - mango juice!! Trinidad was a much better looking town.  The oldest section of it was cobblestoned streets and cars weren't allowed to drive up ...

A day in Cuba Trinidad, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

A day in Cuba Trinidad

A travel blog entry by amydavid

Ok here is a typical day in TrinidadCuba. - Woke up at 4am by a rooster outside my window. - Perfect Beach Weather  -Walked down the street to pay a different third price for the same amount of bread purchased over the same amount of ...

Beautyful and lovely Trinidad, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Beautyful and lovely Trinidad

A travel blog entry by nadines2011atwt

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... um die ganze Welt gereist ist und Cuba aehnlich wie ich empfindet. Vor allem als single, als Frau ist es nicht lustig. In trinidad werde ich von Pablo abgeholt, der auf mich mit einem Schild wartet, es geht mit einem Rad tuktuk durch die ...

Trinidad - Toller Ort, Strand und Mafia, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Trinidad - Toller Ort, Strand und Mafia

A travel blog entry by patricia.eifler

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Am Freitag ging es mit einem Oldtimertaxi weiter nach Trinidad - wahrscheinlich nach Havana und Varadero die bekannteste Stadt. Auf der Fahrt dorthin haben wir noch einen Stop an den Wasserfällen im Park El Nino gemacht. Nach einem kalten aber tollen Bad ...

Exploring a former Spanish colonial settlement, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Exploring a former Spanish colonial settlement

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... were also from the 50s and respectively (not so) comfortable. Exploring the colonial city of Trinidad Trinidad is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Cuba. It is much smaller than Cienfuegos (only about 50.000 inhabitants), but also a UNESCO ...

Trinidad in Cuba, Trinidad, Cuba travel blog

Trinidad in Cuba

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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... svoji jedinečnou architekturu domů, které tu zanechali Francouzi kdysi prchající z Haiti před rebelujícím obyvatelstvem. Trinidad je krom drahého Varadura na severu, kam se sjížději plážoví povaleči, ...

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