Casa Andres Abella
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- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... vastness of the banana plantations beneath us as we stood on this cliff to which the neighbour shared his backyard with. The drop was steep and scary. The sunlight poked it's way through the grey clouds to light the whole plantation up and our jaws was literally hanging from our mouths. It never had an end to it. Just then, the neighbour, whose backyard we had invaded, popped out to say hello and presented us with some sweet bananas from the plantation we had been admiring.
... time to catch the sunset as we sipped our Chanchachara's (Highly recommended drink in Baracoa contains honey and lemon juice with rum). Very addictive. I had ordered the lobster dressed in coconut curry and it was perfect. It just tasted exotic. The conversations got more loose with the flow of alcohol and our tour guide organised a small Cuban salsa dance performance with the restaurant owner's daughter to share a little entertainment for us all.
I remember having a ...
... about the various Costa Rica shore trips. As it turned out it was just Cunard trying to sell some extras, which I wasn't interested in as I had already booked my 'Sky Walk' along rope bridges in the jungle canopy. I wouldn't have minded going on the coffee plantation trip, but there isn't time to do two and maybe it's something I'll do when I return to Costa Rica in the middle of February. Sea days tend to be all sea and no land, but we've kept Cuba in sight from start to finish ...
... in and paying 50CUCs airport tax we had a reasonable cup of coffee at the only cafe outside security. Going through security we went straight to the gate. The place was freezing. Luckily the flight came in on time and we got away on time. At Mexico City airport our bags arrived much more promptly, although Ian had an interesting time watching the dogs go up and down the luggage conveyor belt sniffing the bags for drugs presumably. Reminded him of his ...
... of the centuries of isolation, it retains the colonial roots of the Spanish, and later a hundred French planter families who left Haiti after the slave revolution there in the 1700's. Popular crops now are cacao and coconut. We stopped at a local restaurant for lunch when we arrived in Baracoa, but we chose to walk the town since we had been sitting on a bus since breakfast. It's a charming town with a lovely city center. The oceanfront is ...