Gran Caribe Villa Los Pinos
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... enough for us to say is was at least a 2 star hotel, maybe pushing 2.5, but hmmmm this place was classified as 5 star in Cuba - makes the mind boggle huh. The room came complete with private bathroom and double bed, but what made this place awesome was the welcome bottle of Cuba’s finest rub - Havana Club Gold…. thank you!!
The next morning we opened the blinds and looked out our window to see Havana waving back as us… what an awesome sight! Unlike most ...
... with great hosts. Decided for 1st day we would do a walking tour. Every y one wants me to get a taxi, buy a cigar or take me to a festival. Anna eventually got sucked in and said, come on let's go... Mistake. He just wanted us to go to some random bar. Abort.... We have seen some great buildings and realised that architecture isn't really my thing. Sorry Sam, Art Deco looks good but not as good as cerveza. Told you all I would learn Spanish when I got here :-) First telling off, ...
... routines, we are first floor in beautifully finished room, as is the whole house.
We walk into Plaza Vieja, for a pint at the beer factory, which is now very familiar, and try some hotels from the map. First one on the square dont exist, but the second one next door to the Buena Vista Social club does. We get 'a deal' at 150 cuc a night (again there is no credit card facility) so we book 2 nights, attack another cashpoint and some early food at the ...
... and design of the classroom. The student’s desk was in rows, and crowded very close together, with barely any room to move around. In addition there was few posters in the classroom, and a chalkboard at the front of the classroom. When we were in this classroom our tour guide gave us some facts about the schools. For example there are two different types of school in Cuba: there are schools for children’s who parents work ...
... old style, and very well-prepared. I had masas de Puerco, Robert tried the enchilada de pescado. During dinner, first we listened to a band playing in Plaza de la Catedral in the distance, then a trio of ancient, slightly off-key but charming old Cuban guys played old standards near our outdoor table.
Tomorrow is a less ambitious day-we’ll be checking out the rooftop pool and making a foray out in the ...
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