Casa Colonial La Terraza

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Havana

A travel blog entry by fourontour

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... it as the 'Terminator 2' playground. It was a bit barren. The dual currency is proving to be an interesting conundrum. The Moneda Nacional (MN) is what the majority of Cubans get paid in, and buy things with. The Convertible Peso (CUC) is what the tourists use and is pegged to the US dollar. The exchange rate is about 25 MN to 1 CUC. It is very hard to avoid paying in CUC, sometimes they will just charge the MN as CUC. That being ...

Pass The Cigars

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... to Havana and prepare to be amazed. This city might be the ultimate mash-up. Weaving in and around classic Spanish colonial architecture are vintage American automobiles (you can almost see Lucky Luciano driving to a meeting with fellow mobsters - during prohibition and beyond, Havana was a decadent playground for the well-heeled with the American mob having far too much influence on the Batista regime). And layered on top and in between is the austere spectre of too many years ...

Back in Havana: my personal summary on Cuba

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... seen in the country. Havana appeared like one huge architectural museum with countless colonial buildings and giant imperial squares. It was beautiful. The other towns such as Cienfuegos and Trinidad where also full of impressive colonial buildings, and due to the poverty in the country and absence of international firms, many of the old buildings still existed, although often in desperate need of renovation. However, at least in the major tourist centres such as Havana and ...

D17: Feliz Cumpleanos Jovani!

A travel blog entry by lasallelgu

... what his daughters could wear every day, there is not a shred of doubt in my mind that he was the happiest person on the planet that night. In a country where many of the classic indicators would tell you how unhappy people should be, the Cubans showed me yet again that night how much the community and family means to them, and just how much that love could fill the holes left by other things not ...

Farmers market, La Guarida, and JAZZ FEST!

A travel blog entry by davenpod

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... Sure enough, we got the program Wednesday and were actually the first people to buy tickets for Friday and Saturday nights. Afterward, our guides Ada and Tatiana left a message saying we HAD to go to see Chucho Valdes Thursday. Unfortunately, they were sold out of tickets when we tried to buy them. We got in with our guide’s help, however, with or without a ticket.

What a day! We LOVE Havana! Tomorrow is the Jardin Botanico de Havana (botanical gardens of ...

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