Hostal Colonial La Francia

Sr. Jesus Marrero, Remedios, Cuba | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Remedios

Che DH

A travel blog entry by tdv95


The Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro is a compelling story which is made that much moreso by the ongoing, almost childish, animosity between Cuba and the U.S. It's a part of day-to-day life here and the propaganda is pervasive. We wanted to do our own walk through history and Santa Clara seemed to be as good a spot as any- it's often referred to as the spot of the battle that marked the beginning of the end for the despised Batista regime. Calling it ...

Romping through Remedios

A travel blog entry by richardvanleeuw


... a horse drawn cart back to town. One of the passengers was a Belizian Pathologist studying in Cuba. His girlfriend caught my arm as we jumped on the unsteady contraption (yes, the contraption was unsteady; not me). He advised us to give the driver a lot less than what we had offered because he was not accustomed to so much. We gave the driver less, but tipped him as we left because I just couldn't imagine getting a ride for so little. We reserved a ...

Day 4: The Arts, Synagogues and Supermarkets

A travel blog entry by roadscholarorg


... participant read simultaneously in English. It was a very moving moment for all. We ended the day at the Che Guevara Memorial. Santa Clara was the site of a very important battle in Cuba’s history. Che’s image is everywhere in Cuba; it’s almost as ubiquitous as Fidel’s. There was a tomb for Che and his compatriots, but doubt lingers as to whether his body is actually buried there. There were ...

Pit Stop in Santa Clara

A travel blog entry by adamsteph


... was written in Spanish on the machine Adam and I were of no help.

We got in a cab and made our way to Santa Clara. 5 mins down the road our cabbie pulled over and picked up a police officer. This worked to our advantage as we were able to cruise on through the toll booth for free with no passport checks required.

Once we made it to Santa Clara we ...

Xmas Day - Not your usual Xmas

A travel blog entry by adamsteph


... to walk back to our rooms. We then stumbled across a man in his late 60’s, he operated the local chess hall and invited as in. He could speak some English and was very eager to tell us about the history of Cuba. He then gave us his address and asked that we will send him a postcard from Australia, since he loves the place so much. We will definitely do that because we know that will make his year.

We ...


This hotel, located on Sr. Jesus Marrero, Remedios, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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