Travel Blogs from Havana, Cuba

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"Hasta Luego", Havana

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

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... a Bodega (the place where Cubans go to get their food rations), Plaza de San Francisco, and finally were supposed to take a tour of the Havana Club rum museum, but... sadly, it was closed. So, there it was, that was it, the trip was over! It kind of ...

Backpackers go all inclusive, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Backpackers go all inclusive

A travel blog entry by paddy1979

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... down to 18 meters and got to see a ship wreck it was really cool. It was down to our final leg of Cuba and we had saved the best for last Havana. We stayed in the old town part which was pretty cool for walkin around and seeing big buildings and stuff. ...

1.Mai in Havanna, Havana, Cuba travel blog

1.Mai in Havanna

A travel blog entry by flitterjahr

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... dabei und so wird geduldig und mit Spass auf den Start der Parade gewartet. Immer wieder hoert man einzelne Rufe wie "Viva Cuba/Fidel/Raul", die von der Masse mit "Viva" laut erwidert werden. Die Paradestrasse endet am Platz der Revolution, wo ein ...

You can pick your revoluntionaries..., Havana, Cuba travel blog

You can pick your revoluntionaries...

A travel blog entry by bearethere

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... , Habana if you´re a local. This will just be a short update, just because it´s fun to do!! We arrived in Havana with no trouble, except getting through customs took much longer than necessary. The passport control is a bit of a nightmare since they ...

Talking 'bout the Revolution..., Havana, Cuba travel blog

Talking 'bout the Revolution...

A travel blog entry by vonkaz29

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... brought money but prostitution too, so that's a 50-50 success rate only. I think this is the main downside of Cuba. Prostitution is widespread, disgusting and sad.   Its history represents a very important chapter in the history of the modern ...

Hi honey, I'm ho-ooome!, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Hi honey, I'm ho-ooome!

A travel blog entry by mistytravels

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... me that they all eagerly wanted copies, so a few more snap-shots and a memory stick later, it seems my photos will be adorning some of their no doubt already decorative and colorful Havana walls. Another eventful day awaits, so until then, hasta ...

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 ...

Monday's are for Mojitos, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Monday's are for Mojitos

A travel blog entry by lanef11

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... had a mojito, fish, vegetables and rice with flan and coffee to end. With full bellies we headed off to the University of Havana for a lecture on the Cuban tourism sector. There were 3.5M visitors in 2015, which is almost half made up of Canadian ...

¨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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Talking About a Revolution, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Talking About a Revolution

A travel blog entry by annikaandpaul

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... after a night of not sleeping on that airport's floor, we arrived on an island like no other. Cuba is the largest of the 700+ Caribbean islands and Havana is the most populous city on that island (four times the size of the country's second city Santiago ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

A very long day in Old Havana, Havana, Caribbean travel blog

A very long day in Old Havana

A travel blog entry by coleswest

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... high ceilinged tile-lined walls, and live music! Then our "official" tour took us to the reconstructed part of Old Havana where most tourists go. Restaurants, art galleries, street performers with dachshunds dressed up as people, but many beautiful ...

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 ...

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