Hostal La Casona Jover
Travel Blogs from Santa Clara
... to a local Cuban restaurant named "El Sol" that the owner of our casa particulares had recommended. It was a very good recommendation. The restaurant was spread out over four floors and we were able to get a table on the top floor each night with nice views across the city, good food, delicious Mojitos and very fair prices in Pesos.
All in all we had a great time in Santa Clara. In contrast to Sancti Spiritus I can recommend anyone ...
... that night were locals. I think it stands as our best meal of the trip so far. Do not miss this place.
La Bodeduita del Medio
Marta Abreu No. 128
Santa Clara, Villa Clara, Cuba
In most Latin countries the old town central square is the social center of the town. In Santa Clara on a Saturday night it is the only place to be. Heading back from diner we were blown away by the number of folks in the square. The place was packed. On one end ...
... which was quite good. It consisted mostly of photos from Ernesto Guevara Lynch's childhood and through his years as a medical student, then later as a guerrilla. It was interesting to find out from one of our tour group that Che Guevara's mother was originally from Galway, Ireland. Although short on information about Che's childhood in Argentina, it was nice to see some early photographs of the person who was to become a hero in Cuba.
We then ...
... to de-rial a train carrying Batista's troops to help him and took them captive and then to a mirador which had a nice view of the town. After we stopped in at the cigar factory were we did a tour and it was really interesting. It was like a sweat shop. All the cigars are hand made and you were not aloud to take photos. We asked why and she said because its a ...
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