Casa Jorge Mendez Perez Y Neisy Avila Oliva
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... a crew of around 5 (Hanna, Martin, Carina, Jennifer & me) for beach drinks con Ron, hanging out at the Salsa Place to be (Casa de la Musica) and party in a cave until 3 pm (what a fantastic party location!). Of course a bike ride for a day was included to explore nice natural places like El Cubano (Waterfall) or La Boca (sleepy fisher village) on my ...
... midday to see if the storm passes. Our fingers were crossed.
The rain persists & our hopes of seeing the national park dwindle. The cowboy returns & says he cant refund our money but we could go the following day. We’d already made up our minds to leave the next day so this wasn’t an option. Disappointed and annoyed for paying in advance we are presented with his solution- He’d pay us back in cigars. By this time I was so sick of hearing that word, ...
... perfect storm. Soon little to nothing was imported into Cuba, including food. Rations began and still exist today. We saw a monthly ration card and every citizen is given staples like eggs, bread and sugar, milk for children under seven. Rationed clothes stopped just a few years ago. Ration shops are on corners with old-school scales and chalk boards listing what they have and people line up ...
... von Trinidad den so üblichen Mojito und Röbi rauchte dazu genüsslich eine kubanische Zigarre:-)
Am nächsten Tag wurde uns klar das Röbi in zwei Tagen wieder in die Schweiz fliegen sollte. Somit beschlossen wir noch am selben Tag nach Havanna zurück zu fahren. Mit einem Umweg am "Torre de Iznaga" vorbei ging es dann mit einer mehrstündigen Autofahrt nach Havanna zurück.
... be a centre of sugar production. This was actually pretty interesting. It also involved climbing up an old lookout tower from which the plantation owners could keep an eye on their slaves.
We also learnt more about economic life in Cuba. Public-private partnerships are used to fund tourist infrastructure, such as hotels. Salaries paid by the state do not reflect the cost ...
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the Sheets and the pillow smelled like they never been washed since last 100 yrs. period.
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