Travel Blogs from Havana, Cuba

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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 ...

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 ...

La Habana ... todo un hallazgo ... otra vez, Havana, Cuba travel blog

La Habana ... todo un hallazgo ... otra vez

A travel blog entry by tim.alemanha

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... late, at 3 AM in Varadero...How will you get away from such a place at 3 AM in the morning... I called my girlfriend in Havana and told her she should rent a coche particular...well that's what a 1955 Buick is more or less called these days in the ...

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 ...

Korrupte Cuba, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Korrupte Cuba

A travel blog entry by voresrejse

... ind og se den. Frank gik tilbage efter frokosten, så der havde vi lidt tid til at rende rundt og udforske selv. Cuba (eller Havana) er et smukt sted - alle de gamle bygninger, gademusikanterne, farverne og det glade folk er noget som vi endnu ikke har ...

Sidste tid på Cuba, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Sidste tid på Cuba

A travel blog entry by voresrejse

... den kulturelle cubanske atmosfære. Varadero var mere et ferieparadis for folk med penge og som kun ønskede strand og dyre hoteller, hvorimod Havana havde den cubanske charme over sig, som vi rigtig godt kunne lide, så vi var glade for at være ...

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 ...

Buenos Dias Havana, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Buenos Dias Havana

A travel blog entry by ukcat

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... rooftop garden with swimming pool, it is top of line for Havana.  Across the street from Havana’s Fraternity Park and within eyesight Cuba’s capitol building that looks remarkably like a capitol building you would be familiar with in ...

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 ...

Buena Vista Social Club night at the Cohiba hotel, Havana, Cuba travel blog

Buena Vista Social Club night at the Cohiba hotel

A travel blog entry by nigeljbennett

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... we had ever been.  The Cubans have so much energy and love for music it is amazing.  We wandered the streets of old Havana and took in some music.  It was really hot around 33C but we loved it.  We went back to the apartment to ...

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, 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 ...

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