Travel Blogs from Havana, Cuba

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Cubita, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cubita

A travel blog entry by sillysalmon

We´re in Cuba! I´m not entirely sure how we made it, as both our buses on the way were massively delayed and we didn´t know where we were staying, nor did we have a tourist visa, but we´re here now and that´s the main thing! We arrived late and got a ...

Buena Vista, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Buena Vista

A travel blog entry by muzbec

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... for the next 2.5 weeks in Canadian and USA dollars? Check. Copy and proof of medical insurance? Check. A registered Casa Particular in Havana? Check. A Cuban visa? Check. And proof of a flight out of the country? To the idyllic Cayman Islands next - ...

Havana, May 16 - 20, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana, May 16 - 20

A travel blog entry by _regula_ueli

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... wurde ich dann informiert, dass es möglich ist das Gepäck durchzuchecken, obwohl wir wegen dem U.S. Embargo und separatem Havana Flugticket zuerst Zweifel hatten. In Panama angekommen, hatte ich 30min Zeit den Flieger zu wechseln und war doch sehr ...

Club Havana drinks are nearly free, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Club Havana drinks are nearly free

A travel blog entry by mealanzo

... and so bloody cheap! And so begins the story that concludes in that hotel room from james’ pictures lined with bottles of Havana Club. As the story goes on, our mental and physical health deteriorates, as does our logical thought, our memory and our ...

Kuba, Santa Clara, remedios o Havanna del 3, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Kuba, Santa Clara, remedios o Havanna del 3

A travel blog entry by bridgemontana

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Efter några helt fantastiska dagar i Trinidad tog vi efter många försök till prutning en svindyr taxi till Santa Clara; den stad som helgar Che Guevara högst. Här finns han kvarlevor i en krypta. Här finns en ...

The Amazing race begins, Havana, Cuba travel blog

The Amazing race begins

A travel blog entry by mknox

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... air travel in Cuba due to safety concerns, in Nov 2010 a French twin engine aero Caribbean plane crashed enroute to Santiago de Cuba to Havana killing all 68 people on board, cause of crash  is still being investigated.’ We were both a little ...

Cuba -Sweet Salty Socialism, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cuba -Sweet Salty Socialism

A travel blog entry by tomandlotus

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... had to. The have and have nots sit side by side. We were at the patio of Hotel Inglaterra one of the oldest hotels in Havana listening to a salsa band, and just on the other side of the potted plant was a homeless man listening to the same band having his ...

Noisy, Sweet and Warms, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Noisy, Sweet and Warms

A travel blog entry by ldhensel

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... bodies in ways that I can only dream of. The arts, visual as well as musical, were everywhere evident in Cuba. Murals, sculptures, and mosaics ornament city walls, hallways, and sidewalks. We visited several community arts projects that taught children ...

First day in Havana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

First day in Havana

A travel blog entry by antheamac

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After a good sleep we woke to a amazing breakfast of tropical fruit, omelet, with cucumber, fresh guava juice and tea on the baloney, 5 floors up overlooking the sea. Nice and warm with beautiful sunshine and out of the window some amazing vintage cars ...

Cuba - time machine to the 50s, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cuba - time machine to the 50s

A travel blog entry by dosisliving

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After a frustrating night in a cancun hostel I boarded the 8am bus to the airport to start my Cuba adventure. I booked a hostel for my first 3 nights in Havana and was hoping that I could piece together a solid crew once I arrived. Knowing very little ...

Cuba, Habana, Cuba travel blog

Cuba

A travel blog entry by tomaffew

3 weeks in a completely different ...

Havana - Aankomst in Cuba met Nina!, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana - Aankomst in Cuba met Nina!

A travel blog entry by evaenkoen

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... Eva, ons op in Schiphol waardoor ons verdriet draaglijker werd. We namen samen de vlieger en kwamen in de namiddag aan in Havana. Gelukkig hadden we geen jetlag, er is namelijk een tijdsverschil van zes uur. Het bleek niet mogelijk te zijn om een Cubaans ...

 Canadian embassy assistance to a stranded Austral, Havana, Cuba travel blog

 Canadian embassy assistance to a stranded Austral

A travel blog entry by pennyduce

... to last me the rest of the trip was another story.  The worst part was I had only one afternoon to explore beautiful Havana (a Unesco world heritage city) and see as much as possible.  I was lucky though because on my trips to the consulate I actually ...

Гавана г, La Havana, Cuba travel blog

Гавана г

A travel blog entry by vuente

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Гавана давно уже была предметом моих грез. ...

JUst one mojito . . ., Havana, Cuba travel blog

JUst one mojito . . .

A travel blog entry by netballliz

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Just a super super quick one to let you all kno im ok, cuba is wicked, and you'll get a full update on monday! im sunburnt again and fidel isnt returning my calls but other than that im having an awesome time!! hasta lunes ...

Jälle taksopäev, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Jälle taksopäev

A travel blog entry by katublogi

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Seekord saime taksoks minibussi. Rahvast ka rohkem, aga ka nüüd ei viitsind keegi väga lobiseda. Trinidadist Havanasse sai 4,5 tunniga. Palusime end Luis casasse sõidutada. Selgus aga, et Luis'l omal polnud vabu tube ja meid pandi tema ülakorruse ...

Cuba Libre, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cuba Libre

A travel blog entry by ed.herweynen

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With sadness I say goodbye to Cuba.I came to experience a unique country, Cuba has a rich history. Spanish colony, pirates, slavery, apatite, American protectorate, revolution, communism, Soviet sponsorship, US boycotts. The Cuban revolution did cost the ...

Havana at last!, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana at last!

A travel blog entry by jolotravelling

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Coming ...

Varadero - Marina Hemingway (Havana), Havana, Cuba travel blog

Varadero - Marina Hemingway (Havana)

A travel blog entry by steinaag

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... . Resten av etappen gikk vi for motor, da det viktigste naa tross alt var aa komme frem i tide mht. marinaen. Innseilingen forbi Havana og til Hemingway var veldig spesiell. Naar en kommer oestfra slik vi gjorde, maa en passere hele byen paa utsiden, ...

Going Home, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Going Home

A travel blog entry by gboue

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... home and collapsed on a patio lounge. Mary Pat asked me about the trip, and the first thing I thought of was the Miami-Havana family phone conversation I overheard from the night before, and all the emotions it and the other experiences had generated (see ...

The bus became a taxi and broke down 11 times!!!, Havana, Cuba travel blog

The bus became a taxi and broke down 11 times!!!

A travel blog entry by nayandal

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... fossils - dinosaurs - mega species and mammals to the humans and it is huge. That was our last stop before heading back to Havana or was it??????? The bus picked up some locals from the restaurant we ate at to drop them back at the nearest town, ...

Havina riot in Havanna, Havanna, Cuba travel blog

Havina riot in Havanna

A travel blog entry by bezdomnytibber

Hello.. just a few words for the moment from Cuba as the internet here is both expensive and difficult to find. We are firmly entrenched in a casa particulare here in Havanna Vieja, and have been wandering round with a couple of Canadians to whom we ...

Ciao Cuba !, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Ciao Cuba !

A travel blog entry by aspirina

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... - met so many amazing people ! Had a simply great time ! At some point had a feeling that maybe a week would be to much for Havana, but now I feel it was toooo short, but enough to learn, to learn how to be happy with what I have. People hosted me in ...

Cart: Car Art, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cart: Car Art

A travel blog entry by paulej4

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My favorite thing about Havana? Old Cars. Here is a taste. ...

The World's End, Havana, Cuba travel blog

The World's End

A travel blog entry by macfarlanei

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... ten minutes, and on the same spot (well almost!). Someone told me that was good luck, I'm not entirely convinced. Walking around Havana is proving to be quite a challenge emotionally. People are very friendly but there is always an offer to ...

It like going back in time!!!, Havana, Cuba travel blog

It like going back in time!!!

A travel blog entry by josephjuliatrip

... 20kr. Then we carry on see people men and women smoking big cigars. Find a bar and had a few beers I saw that a bottle of Havana club rum cost 4 U.S. Dollar I knew then that this was going be a good country for me and julia :). We heard back and went ...

Baracoa to Havana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Baracoa to Havana

A travel blog entry by jamesanddebra

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Saturday 31 August 2013 The morning was ours so we had a little promenade along the Malecon, a coffee some looking in shops and then it was time for the airport. James and Ed almost got in trouble photographing police cars and military zones. Catching ...

Old Havana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Old Havana

A travel blog entry by lasallelgu

... second day in Cuba, our tour guide took our group to Old Havana, a very nice and tourist oriented area of Cuba. While in Old Havana we were able to visit La Floridita and La Bodeguita del Medio, two small restaurant bars that the famous American author ...

Craft Market: Round One, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Craft Market: Round One

A travel blog entry by lasallelgu

On our second day in Cuba, after we had visited Old Havana, our tour guide brought us to the craft market. The craft market consisted of a large warehouse in which vendors were set up for Cuban artists to sell their goods to tourists. There were huge ...

Dirty Havana Trilogy, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Dirty Havana Trilogy

A travel blog entry by julian-sarah

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... is the most unconventionally beautiful city I have ever been to. We spent the first 4 nights of our Cuban adventure in Havana. In Cuba, apart from a small number of hotels, the most common form of accommodation is 'casas' - since 1998 the Cuban government ...

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