Casa Particular Ivan Rodriguez

258 Manrique, Havana, Cuba | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Havana


A travel blog entry by breadstickstu on Feb 18, 2014

60 photos

... where real and so where the drinks, I couldn't help but stand back and take in this very special moment. We were in Cuba, salsa dancing in some tiny back street local club and I couldn't wipe the smile off my face. Soon enough the music slowed down and a guy came on stage, an unexpected comedy act came on, which had the room in stitches. The three of sat there trying ever so hard to pick out the words we understood so we could join in the laughs, but it was impossible. The ...

Mojitos, Lobster and SALSA

A travel blog entry by muchachasontour on Sep 30, 2013

2 comments, 1 photo

... hostel, where we were staying with the lovely Sarita who greeted us like we were her favourite grandchildren. We got an early night, and woke up to an amazing breakfast of mango, guayaba juice, bread, honey, and omelette. We then went out to explore the city; we ended up walking around the whole of Havana over the five days.
Our second evening we went to a restaurant down Obispo, the main street, and made our first set of friends. Nadia was serenaded ...

Havana: Beautiful, dusty & a rum drinkers paradise

A travel blog entry by cookcorn on May 18, 2013

2 comments, 60 photos

... The waves were a bit choppy and there was a pretty steep drop off with a sandbank behind but no obvious rips or even warnings of rip currents. Whilst the boys were messing about I looked over to see a man in a red hat running towards them blowing a whistle and ushering them out of the water. At first they ignored him as there was no issue from our perspective but sure enough the whistle was for the boys. Jan got out to be told it was very dangerous ...

Where’s Granny Buried?

A travel blog entry by gboue on Mar 28, 2013

4 photos

I returned from Cuba with a tan, not from being on the the beach but from walking around in a cemetery.

Gladys had given me a well preserved 5X7 photo of my paternal grandmother, Obdulia Perez. After getting directions from her on the general location of my grandmother's grave, we went to one of the largest cemeteries in Latin America, Cementerio de Colón. The four of us (driver, cousin, and of course Obdulia’s son (my uncle)), spent over ...

Some more stories from havana

A travel blog entry by chris.wauman on Dec 09, 2012

1 comment, 7 photos

as promised here the best scam I've seen so far in all my travelling:

  • a young couple starts a conversation in which they ask where you're staying. they gave you the correct advise not to buy cigars on the street as these are substandard. and inform you that there is a once in a month cigar sell in a cooperative factory today which stops in 15min. then they say goodbye.
  • you continue, and suddenly someone 'recognizes' you. it is the neighbour of the ...