Travel Blogs from Havana, Cuba

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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 ...

Havana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana

A travel blog entry by hasson.yossi

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Cuba Libre!, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cuba Libre!

A travel blog entry by john_and_jules

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... strong bias against America (including The Wall of Cretins featuring George Bush). That is not to say that Cuba is not without some issues. The whole of Havana only had two public internet cafes and both were strictly for tourists only (you even ...

planes boats and trains Cuban style, La Habana, Cuba travel blog

planes boats and trains Cuban style

A travel blog entry by easties

three nights ...

Pointless contemplation, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Pointless contemplation

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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... , and a lover without a heart… The heart I'm going to get back like I’ve mentioned before, it’s in Havana somewhere I reckon… Oh, and I feel like an artist with a canvas and a photographer with a pretty good camera. Don’t ...

Finally a new entry.. Livin´ La vida Loca!, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Finally a new entry.. Livin´ La vida Loca!

A travel blog entry by brendadekater

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... was pretty sad.. Last night we started at Casa de la Musica en Miramar., as usual, and afterwards we had some drinks back in Havana, than went to a salsa place called Hotel Florida, in Habana Vieja. Afterwards we wet back to Haban and Mary and me went to ...

Varadero, La Havane, Cuba travel blog

Varadero

A travel blog entry by marieeve

La ...

Havana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana

A travel blog entry by davidandclare

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... normal. David told me afterwards that he was in fear for his life...but, one hour later, we made it to Cuba! Our first impressions of Havana were that it looked like a European city [lots of colonial buildings] that had been bombed. Lots of the ...

Guanabacao to The Cemetery to Ernest Hemingway...., Havana, Cuba travel blog

Guanabacao to The Cemetery to Ernest Hemingway....

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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...  Relations with respect.  He left us all with a lot to think about. The sugar cane industry began in Guanabacao, south of Havana, so the Afro-Cuban religion is very strong here due to all the slaves brought to the area to work the cane fields. ...

Topophilia, Havana: A Car Photo Essay, Centro Habana, Cuba travel blog

Topophilia, Havana: A Car Photo Essay

A travel blog entry by adaptorplug

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I will add words at some later time. Promise. In the meantime, here is a photo essay on what hit us as soon as we arrived at the airport. Havana, it's the cars, it's the fifties, it's the colour, it's the lifestyle. Go to the ...

Cuba 8th-16th Sept, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cuba 8th-16th Sept

A travel blog entry by redstar27

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... be worn, and then again inside out. We got to Cuba via London -> Miami -> San Jose -> Panama City-> Havana. Yes, a scenic route, but made even more interesting when only Nick's bag showed on the carousel in San Jose. Char´s bag ...

Habana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Habana

A travel blog entry by curioustravel

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... to Ania, which she shares a connection with someone else (8Am to 3PM) is 75CUC per month and the connection is dialup. Dialup in Cuba is even slower than it is back home. She pays 10pesos (about 40 cents Cad) for electricity, plus 150CUC per month to ...

Back to Havana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Back to Havana

A travel blog entry by chris.wauman

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... uit Baracoa. En tussendoor ook (2x - want lokale tijd kan verschillend zijn van de Belgische  :P )afscheid genomen van Bos en Tom (met mojitos). In mijn laatste weekje in Havana heb ik me beperkt tot slapen, lezen, mailen, eten, poppentheater, etc ...

M'he fotut un fart de..., La Habana, Cuba travel blog

M'he fotut un fart de...

A travel blog entry by bigfish.al

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... pressupost i de temps per coneixer aquest car país. He fotut realment la caminada del segle per a veure tot el centre historic, Havana Vella, i el Vedado, on estic allotjat. m'ho he caminat tot, absolutament tot. he quedat tant destrossat que no ...

One more song, Havana, Cuba travel blog

One more song

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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... eccentric plans, strange longings and quaint fancies”, so I suppose I simply have to waltz to my own tune as they say. So, I take a deep breath, filling my lungs with warm Havana air, because we all have more than one song to sing before we ...

Havana good time in Cuba, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana good time in Cuba

A travel blog entry by jamesdouglas

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... would have been perfect. However, the fact we couldn't sleep may have been due to the fact that WE WERE GOING TO CUBA THE NEXT DAY! Going to Havana has been one of my big goals for the whole trip and it was definitely an... experience. I wish I could ...

Havana dreams, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana dreams

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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Last few days in Havana. What a cool city! Cuba is a totally fascinating place, chatting to the locals we learnt so much but the thing that stood out was that the average Cuban is very happy with his life and adores Fidel and ...

Coming at rest, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Coming at rest

A travel blog entry by chris.wauman

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My 1st entry, what a pressure... I'm staying now already 5 days in Havana and it's wonderfull!  So relaxed... For the first time in years I have the time to read books! The first one is already finished (Motorcycle diaries by Ché) and the second ...

Havana, Cuba, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana, Cuba

A travel blog entry by mickandsarah

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... did, we got fruit, lovely fresh bread, coffee and a potato omelette.. all for $3 CUCs. We spent the day wandering around Havana, walked along the infamous Malecon seaside walkway. We got photos by the bucket of the all the 1950s cars and crockety Ladas. ...

Adios, Cienfuegos! Hola, Havana!, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Adios, Cienfuegos! Hola, Havana!

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg

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... same event/situation.   There was a 3-hour bus ride to Havana after leaving Giron.  Driving in to Havana was a whole new experience!  Cuba is a country of 11 million people; 3 million of them live here in Havana.  The vast majority of ...

Cubanismo, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cubanismo

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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... tourists as the shuttle bus passes them. I didn't waste time inside the hotel room, I went out to start exploring Havana. Cafe Havana is just a stone throw away, there you would see Tropicana show.  It is quite safe to walk around, as there are ...

Cuba, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cuba

A travel blog entry by wooly

Strange ...

Havana, Cuba, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana, Cuba

A travel blog entry by domkop

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... a Cubans view on life, the revolution, socialism, the US embargo etc. Definitely worth the trip, just for that. Finally I visited Havana, which I decided to leave to last. I had heard that its possible to spend weeks there and not get bored, and ...

Cuba, Land of Samba, Rum and Cigars., Havana, Cuba travel blog

Cuba, Land of Samba, Rum and Cigars.

A travel blog entry by paulandton

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The first part of our trip brings us on a direct flight with KLM straight to Havana, Cuba. Clearing customs is no problem. First thing to do as always is getting money. Here is Cuba they have a special currency for foreigners, the Cuban Convertible aka ...

The last real day as surrogate Cubanos, Havana, Cuba travel blog

The last real day as surrogate Cubanos

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

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... car had to stay in Trinidad because there was no seat for him. Here's hoping he found his ride eventually.  Back in Havana before nightfall. One of our friends from the bike tour had kindly arranged a casa particulare in an apartment for us, where ...

Then why is it so dark ?, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Then why is it so dark ?

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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... to be alone. In the end she will believe it, but always feel a little empty. What has this got to do with Havana? Abso-fucking-lutely nothing. Maybe these things just crossed my mind as I wandered aimlessly through the streets and along the Malécon as ...

Havana: Beautiful, dusty & a rum drinkers paradise, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana: Beautiful, dusty & a rum drinkers paradise

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

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... queues for food, but we have yet to see it in this area - we’re staying in a Casa Particular in Centro Havana.  These are essentially private houses rather than state-run hotels.  The owners pay tax for each room they rent out regardless ...

Havana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana

A travel blog entry by kstubbs97

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... watched the Prado beneath my window. The last of the storm has moved west, but still some lightning silhouetting the Central Havana skyline. Sunday September 21, 2.45pm Room 735, Iberostar Parque Central Hotel, Havana Didn’t get out of bed until ...

Take me to the July sun in Cuba, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Take me to the July sun in Cuba

A travel blog entry by hare60

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... area. Upmarket hotels were all down one street and things looked fairly classy, but turn 20 metres down any street and the real Havana hit you. Drab, un-painted buildings along with rubbish and smell, this is the part your suppose to ignore! In my walking ...

Just Like a Hemingway Novel, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Just Like a Hemingway Novel

A travel blog entry by linds_and_ryan

... open to the chaotic streets while a pianist plays a baby grand in the corner. From there we walked around Old Havana reconnecting and sorting through all those things that can't be communicated over the phone or through an email. We seemed to ...

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