Artedel Guest House
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TravelPod Member ReviewsArtedel Guest House Havana
Incredible accomodations. Ydalgo and staff are simply perfect. the pent house is like an art museum but comfy. the terrace sports views of the sea and city. steps to La Rampa or the Malecon, minutes by taxi to old town. Do not miss this place!!
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... There is also a sense of excitement among the locals because there were many new happenings around every corner of the city. It is sort of a combination of Art and About and Sculpture by the Sea in Sydney. As we wander around eccelictic area do Habana Vieja and Habana Centro, some of the major museums are either in a state of decay, or in a a process of renovations, I was actually surprised by the amount of restoration that is happening to so many important ...
... the Plaza San Francisco Asis and Dos Hermanos. The bus stops at the Artisans Market, so as I knew where I was this time I decided it was safe to get off and have a look around. The market is located in what I presume used to be a huge old warehouse right next to the water. Reminded me of Paddy’s Markets in Sydney. Lots of places selling the usual touristy stuff, and quite a few offering paintings and prints for sale.
I found some collages made with linen that ...
... which pretty much shows what we saw!
So after all this touring about the Cuban countryside, what did we really find interesting about Cuba that we would want to highlight to anyone interested in visiting? Check it out below…….
1) Homestays: Each place that we stay (besides the first Hotel) was with lovely families who have opened their homes to travellers. Each place had a double bed, private bathrooms, fans and sometimes even small fridges. The ...
My first thoughts of Havana city were, "oh my God, what have we gotten ourselves into". It is like someone took a majestic old city, crumpled it up and threw it away. I have no other way that I can think of to describe it. It reminded me of Dara salaam but worse. Great mansions stood crumbling and abandoned, holes in walls, rubble in the streets, people hanging out on the rubble and in darkened doorways. Old, busted and poor. We have no where ...
This is our first full day in Havana, Cuba. We are not disappointed. After a long sleep, we were ready to face all that Havana had to offer. We walked done the Prado, in the central part of Havana. The buildings are magnificently grandiose, but sadly neglected. However there is evidence that some restoration work has started, and the Capitolio, which is a facsimile of the Capitol building in Washington DC, has some scaffolding erected and it looks as though some restoration work ...