La Casa Amarilla Di Arsenia & Idalmis
Travel Blogs from Santiago de Cuba
Map of Santiago
1a having a meal, 1b cathedral, 1c cathedral from Granda hotel
2a night scene, 2b boat to island, 2c Granda Hotel dining room
3a B&B, 3b row boat 3c talking with taxi driver
1a Trova musucians ...
... well. Fresh fish, lobster, prawns, with fried banana, rice and homemade chips. With two free days to chill out before joining the group we decided to visit the small island of Caya Grandma but discovered the hydraulics on the ferry were not working (how well my Spanish is coming along!) so instead we got ‘Mandy’ to drive us over the only 5 star hotel in the city where we spent 2 days lazing by the pool. Entry was 15 Cuc for use of pool all day, towel, ...
... to try dog for the first time and was given a hot dog, advising he didn't want to eat 'that' part of a dog.
A steep section before reaching Post #1. Dayron has been a bit uneasy toward me, unaware of why I'm annoyed with him. At a cookie break, Raoul was detailing countermeasures to efforts by anti-Castro forces to suggest he and his movement were of no moment.
Reached the helicopter landing area used by Castro in past years. Into the museum ...
... where we paid a peso each to look at the saddest looking cages of crocodiles you can possibly imagine. Such poor conditions!
Afterwards we agreed to a lagoon tour, but had to wait twenty minutes while they repaired the fifty year old boat engine, which spewed enough fumes during that twenty minutes to counteract the good intentions of a dozen Toyota Prius drivers over the course of a year. It was a large lagoon, more like a lake, ...
... reactie. “Wij gaan de boten schoon maken” , leg ´m maar in de marina. We checken nog even of we dan alsnog liggeld moeten betalen maar dat is niet het geval.
Nog 1 keer gaan we naar de stad en krijgen de smaak langzaam te pakken. We wijzen twee Amerikanen de weg en maken samen gebruik van de taxi en genieten van een eerder door ons gespot restaurantje waar wel lokale mensen eten! Het is een soort Argentijnse grill, een stukje buiten het centrum in de omgeving ...