Hostal Convent Santa Brigida
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... for a cab to go to Havana.
The cab driver was a nice young guy. He said 20 CUC to Havana but I
said 15, he said OK. I told him to take me to a Cadeca to exchange
money.. He took me through the whole city..Banks closes at 3:30 pm, so went to Cadeca, currency exchange office or Casa Cambio, as they call it.
Got to the Casa; Sharon was already there, she saw me and called out for me from the 5th floor. There were no
signs outside, but ...
Foyer, Iberostar Parque Central Hotel, Havana
Woke about 8.30 and had breakfast in the Mediterranean Restaurant downstairs. Full hot breakfast plus a really comprehensive continental. I had an omelette with the works, some baked beans, hash brown and a croquette.
Bought an hour of wifi time for 8CUC (don't think I'll be surfing the net a lot at these prices) which only appears to work in the foyer. I had an email from the tour company advising that due to the ...
... last airport! And it is true what the guide books say - the female Immigration officers do wear fishnet stockings with their uniform! (And they are hot, literally and figuratively - PK) As the others have mentioned, it is hot and at times I have felt like I was melting. We visited a kids playground today which paled in comparison to what we are used to, and we had to pay to get in and then pay for some of the rides. Pete kept ...
Cuba is beautiful. Flying in, I could see the majority of the country is vegetation and varying sizes of farmland. So green. My heart was fluttering as we landed from the beauty, filled with the excitement and anxiety of entering a country which I'm not supposed to.
We receive our Cuban visas, Mexican visas tossed out, and we head through immigration. The officer was kind and welcomed to me Cuba; however, she did not stamp my US passport. ...
... your money in some way. Maybe it’s to get you to a particular bar for commission using music and the ubiquitous Buenavista Social Club as their key words, maybe it’s a story about not having enough to eat or maybe it’s about changing money, whatever, a swift no thanks and its generally done with – there’s not the constant hassle experienced in some other countries. Generally the city is extremely safe (there are a lot (loads!) ...