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... Coast and had a communal picnic and a swim in the sea. Really good.Baracoa is a small coastal town and seems nice. Certainly a nice change after Santiago de Cuba.Dinner was a small restaurant not far from the square. Nothing special but the fish in coconut sauce was ...
After a day of organising everything from buses, to accommodation to food we were finally ready set off to our last but certainly not least destination of "Baracoa" after many long term Cuban travellers told us it is a must visit city. The lonely planet describes Baracoa as the whackiest of all cities in cuba... After the things I had seen in the rest of Cuba I was unsure as to how things could get any crazier. At 7:15 am on Saturday morning we said goodbye to our ...
... the other Latvian lady is called Danuta, 3 down, 1 to go.
Late afternoon we returned to the hotel for our final few hours here. A heavy rain shower came through so I'm writing this blog before we go our for our special seafood dinner. Baracoa has excellent seafood we are told and certainly last nights fish was good even though we had no idea what it was.
Tomorrow we have to be packed and ready to leave for the airport at 7am with breakfast at 6:30
Baracoa was an island reached only by boat until the 1960s when a causeway was built, connecting it to the mainland. The region was therefore isolated and combined with a wetter microclimate means, it became known for both unique Cuban cuisine and chocolate making. When we arrived there seemed to be a lot of faffing, but as we were listening to the introductory talk by David, I told myself to relax and just go with the flow. Time lost in a little faffing, was gained in my ...
... made. It is 100% cocoa chocolate and had a sample. It is just amazing. Bought some cocoa butter which you use as a remedy for all things - burns, chapped lips, insect bites to name but a few. It comes in a recycled medicine container. I wonder if ag and fish will like it or take it off us? Interesting seeing the cocoa trees and coffee beans all amongst a variety of other trees as they like to be shaded. The river part of the trip was lovely. We climbed aboard a row ...