Travel Blogs from Havana, Cuba

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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, Cuba, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Havana, Cuba

A travel blog entry by graceandmarcus

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25th - 29th October: Havana, Cuba Cuba/Havana - WOW!!! What a unique special place!!! We had had quite mixed reviews before coming to Cuba which had made us a bit apprehensive but we needn't be - we loved it!!! We had four nights total and syated in two ...

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

xxxxx ...

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 ...

Old Havana – A Veneer of Progress, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Old Havana – A Veneer of Progress

A travel blog entry by ukcat

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... these old cars. With an hour of free time, we are back on the bus to visit a unique community in a barrio of Havana.  Muraleando is a community arts project that is filled with colorful murals and various forms of street art.   Apparently ...

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 ...

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 ...

Finding the Fish in Havana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Finding the Fish in Havana

A travel blog entry by ukcat

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... on the schedule for tomorrow.   Our hotel for the next two nights will be the Hotel Nacional de Cuba.  This is one of Havana’s treasures.  Built in 1930 it has housed many illustrious artists, actors, athletes and writers.  ...

Feb 14, 2013, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Feb 14, 2013

A travel blog entry by lithobolia

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Havana, Cuba, La Habana, Cuba travel blog

Havana, Cuba

A travel blog entry by teamsharry

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... . We set off for the arvo to people-watch, car-watch and snap those photos like it was no-ones business. Havana is truly a photographers dream. The streets are full of lively characters playing chess and dominoes, selling giant avocados, leaning out ...

Y ya empiza, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Y ya empiza

A travel blog entry by mandrela

... ist gleich auch schon da. Und meiner? Geschlagene 50 Minuten später trifft dann auch meiner und die der anderen ein. Cuba style halt :D Hoffentlich ist unser Typ noch da. Tatsächlich werden wir mit Schild erwartet. Nicole Cruz y Andrea. Yaaay. ...

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 ...

Old is gold, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Old is gold

A travel blog entry by ayc17

You can probably tell so far not really loving the place but there are redeeming features which will make tourists happy. Firstly havana is situated by the coast and there is a very famous coastal walk (malecon) which stretches for built 5 miles and ...

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 ...

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