Travel Blogs from Havana, Cuba

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Cuba ... Castro, cigars and many many mojitos, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cuba ... Castro, cigars and many many mojitos

A travel blog entry by sarahquinlan

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... the ever present semi circle of women sitting in their doorways overseeing and commenting on everything within their range. In Havana Vieja add to this mix cobbled streets, numerous outside cafes and of course fantastic live music and dancing greeting ...

This is Cuba, everything else is a lie, Havana, Cuba travel blog

This is Cuba, everything else is a lie

A travel blog entry by team0506

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... en god klem, og fikk litt troest for turens saa landgs mest haaploese dag. I Havana, da vi var uthvilte og opplagte fikk vi sett Capitol, 50-tallsbiler, salsa, slitte hus, revolusjonsplassen +++ Havana var definitivt mer slitent enn ...

¨Captivating¨ Cuba, Havana, Cuba travel blog

¨Captivating¨ Cuba

A travel blog entry by ness010

... , stopping for 2 or 3 days at a time in towns along the way: Santiago, Camaguey, Trinidad, Cienfuegos and back to Havana. During that time we experienced many more examples of the annoyances I have described above; but also something that ...

Media Impressions, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Media Impressions

A travel blog entry by lolly

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... media messages are so emotional. Actually most people I meet are really enthusiastic about the political and social situation in Cuba. They admit that they love American cultural products (music, movies, clothes), and despite resentment they do want ...

Arrival in Havana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Arrival in Havana

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

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... . Not much to be said for Cuban cuisine, here. But awesome machine-pressed orange juice! We decided to take the day to explore Havana. So we descended to and out through the lobby, where the smartly dressed doorman held the door for us. He, along with the ...

With an armfull of bananas I drink the rainbow, Havana, Cuba travel blog

With an armfull of bananas I drink the rainbow

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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... of grey, and that is if the sun is up at all yet… On the subject of colors, I can say that not only is Havana and its inhabitants colorful in many ways, their décor is too. You may have noticed the photos from the place I'm renting in the last ...

Musical Mojitos, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Musical Mojitos

A travel blog entry by mardow

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... in Washington but now houses the Cuban Academy of Sciences.  It is also the structure from which all distances from Havana to other Cuban cities and towns are measured.  Its quite an impressive looking building and was surrounded by lovely old ...

Havana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana

A travel blog entry by mariekeiii

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... tillbaka till Santiago nästa vecka, halva priset och 15h,aldrig mera kubanskt flyg, 18h med all väntan!!!  Cuba är ett mycket speciellt samhälle, sanslös fattigdom, även välutbildade kubaner som veterinären o marinamanigern tjänar endast 15 ...

Welcome to Cuba, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Welcome to Cuba

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... was closed. So we’ll have to come again when we are back in Havana at the end of our journey through Cuba. The University of Havana looked nice from the outside. Unfortunately the campus was closed as well on Sunday, but I had already visited it the ...

White doves and a rooster!, Havana, Cuba travel blog

White doves and a rooster!

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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I am now staying eight floors up renting a Casa Particular from a Seńora Ofelia in Old Havana and I LOVE IT. I have one bedroom, one bathroom, and a sort of kitchen and a balcony/terrace with a panoramic view over this spellbound city. There's an ...

Havana - 2nd time round, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana - 2nd time round

A travel blog entry by kc2009

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Going back to Havana with fresh eyes, a new perspective of Cuba and some experience of dealing with the locals we took on Havana with a new attitude, slightly harder after seeing so much poverty in the remote areas and a lot more  self assurance that is ...

a főváros Havanna, Havana, Cuba travel blog

a főváros Havanna

A travel blog entry by asomogyi77

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ismét Havanna. jó ez a város. színes, forgatagos, hangulatos. annak ellenére, hogy napjainkra Havanna legtöbb épülete gyakorlatilag romos állapotba került, szinte mindet teljesen fel kellene újítani. egy részét már újítják, így nem ...

Hit the road... backpacking Cuba adventure begins!, Playas Del Este, Cuba travel blog

Hit the road... backpacking Cuba adventure begins!

A travel blog entry by lolly

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Burn baby burn! It's so hot here!!  Yesterday morning we got up early and went to the beach for a couple hours. The wind was a little high and the sand blowing around was quite a storm.  However, the sun was amzing (maybe a bit too much but ...

Let's have a drink on the new trip, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Let's have a drink on the new trip

A travel blog entry by jotraveller

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Take a look at the pictures of my last ...

Havanna, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havanna

A travel blog entry by goni

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... man etwas fragt. Dies zieht sich dann in den anderen Städten auch so weiter. Am nächsten Tag schaue ich mir erst Havana Vieja an. Sehr schön, aber auch ziemlich heruntergekommen. Mit dem Geld aus dem Tourismus werden nun Stück für Stück die alten ...

Feb 09, 2013, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Feb 09, 2013

A travel blog entry by lithobolia

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Cuba, nearly, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cuba, nearly

A travel blog entry by wheresindi

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... 't working so we had to change the last of the pounds we were carrying. We made our way through the dark streets of Havana to our casa particular, otherwise known as a B&B. The place looked scary as. Narrow one way streets with people just standing ...

Cuba, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cuba

A travel blog entry by aoifenim

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Cuba nearly Libre, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cuba nearly Libre

A travel blog entry by easties

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So we are up and running ( walking as quickly as possible) again. We chose Cuba because we wanted to see the place before it changed forever. We were only just in time. In the last two months Raoul has: got mobile phones working, has allowed Cubans to ...

And so I went to a Cuban detention centre..., Havana, Cuba travel blog

And so I went to a Cuban detention centre...

A travel blog entry by lolly

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... ripped my purse from my hand. I tried to chase after him but my shoe fell off. There were a lot of witnesses and in Cuba there is a special division of the police force which deals with crimes against tourists. The saddest thing to lose is my journal. I ...

Havana, no gracis, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana, no gracis

A travel blog entry by nadines2011atwt

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... das einfach nicht in diesem Blog haben will... Schaut euch am besten einfach nur die Bilder an.... ;) Havana war der reinfall meiner ganzen Reise und Cuba macht es einem, wenn man reist nicht einfach. Kurz gesagt ich hab nach 2 Tagen den naechsten ...

Back in Havana: my personal summary on Cuba, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Back in Havana: my personal summary on Cuba

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... in Cuba. Another failed attempt to get to the lookout on the José Marti Memorial When we had been in Havana during the first days of our time in Cuba, we had already been to the Plaza de la Revolucion which contains the José Marti Memorial with a ...

to the island of salseros, cigarros and mojitos!, Havana, Cuba travel blog

to the island of salseros, cigarros and mojitos!

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

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... and laughter soon made me realize that no-one had died - it was a "funeral" for the Santiago de Cuba baseball team who had lost to Havana in the main series! The next day, with a new friend Jordan, I joined another funeral procession parading around ...

Arrival in Havana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Arrival in Havana

A travel blog entry by chris74

... went with a shorter trip and a smaller wad of cash. This still gave me enough time to see the Northern part of the island. Using Havana as a base I made several trips all over the place. Which I will describe later as my free half hour here is up. So, to ...

Viva Todos!!, Havana,, Cuba travel blog

Viva Todos!!

A travel blog entry by maille

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Well i'm back now but was a rollercoaster ride in cuba!!! I spent the first two days in havana exploring and gettin into the grove of things. Then a guy i ment in Isla mujeres flew over and we endevoured to leave cuba, a simple task you may think! The ...

Cigars, Che, the Caribbean and Cuba, Cuba, Cuba travel blog

Cigars, Che, the Caribbean and Cuba

A travel blog entry by lennyandcat

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... may have looked stupid compared to the pro's but we're happy we did it. After 4 days in Havana we got a bus to Trinidad, in the south of Cuba. Its a small town and has a wonderful little square where local musicians play music all afternoon and ...

EN Tiring Havana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

EN Tiring Havana

A travel blog entry by obrobr

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... is really broken. Local Cubans organised few sevenseaters for same price as bus, so at the end we got better ride for same money. Havana was hectic from first second. We took bici (like tuctuc) and went to see few casas and found nice room with balcony ...

Feb 14, 2013, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Feb 14, 2013

A travel blog entry by lithobolia

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Cuba Libres and bocaditos, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cuba Libres and bocaditos

A travel blog entry by lingo83

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... .  Turns out only the really fancy government run hotels have the net.  We caught a "coco taxi" to Hotel Nacional de Cuba.  Waterfront, airconditioned and full of foreigners - we hadn´t seen any until then.  No no, we had, we met a NZ ...

Steeped in the City of Havana!, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Steeped in the City of Havana!

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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... into a wonderful story that had us all begging for more!  What does he think the future holds for Cuba/Cubans?  Havana today is peaceful but decaying--a "virgin city."  Should the embargo be lifted today, the infrastructure could not ...

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