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Before I get to Havana, I want to show you how different publicity is in Cuba. There are no outdoor billboards advertising Coca Cola or Havana Club rum along the highways. In their place are signs advertising the glories of the revolution. It is as if the only signs you see on U.S. highways are praise for Barack Obama.
You will smile at some of the examples of the advertising arts that I have discovered along the way with my ...
... accommodations. While my uncle and cousin met with a distant relative, I went to the Cubatur office to book a hotel for the evening.
When we got to the hotel, we discovered that one cannot check into a hotel in Cuba without a passport. No exceptions! By now it was near 6 pm, and we faced a 2-hour drive back to Havana. So we went to a Spanish restaurant, dined on fabadas, garbanzos fritos, and arroz con mariscos (all very good), piled back ...
... The Mechanic wanted to party but we weren't up to his enthusiasm so we went our separate ways. The next morning we boarded an open topped bus and toured the main drag of Varadero from the old town to the long string of all-inclusive resorts to the East. We stopped at an archeological dig on the way where bones of the Pre Columbian natives were found in natural caves. We were told that ...
... they just pretend to be local people, just because of the tourists and their tips. In my opinion the show wasn't impressive, it was easy trick to get some more tips from tourists. After the show we enjoyed lobster lunch. It was first time for me to eat lobster. First time do not lie, it was delicious.
After nice lunch we went to visit Bellamar caves. The cave was quite long and deep in the ground. Inside was ...
... was quite big and our breakfast been very full. But basically same like everywhere in the world, some toasts, omelets, vegetables, fruits and coffees. Finally we are ready to go to the beach today, and for the first time swim in the Atlantic Ocean, but on the other side. I grabbed my mask, snorkel and fins, prepared the waterproof case for my camera and ran to the beach. On the way we met a gardener, who was very friendly, and gave us ...