Gran Caribe Villa Los Pinos
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... Man and the Sea.
From the Hemingway house, we stopped at the Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana also known simply as La Cabana. The fortress provides you with a great view of the city. The fort became the office of Che Guevara during the post revolutionary years.
As we journeyed back to the hotel, we stopped at the Callejón de Hamel, a street of shrines, with crazy scupltures and colourful murals. It is a ...
... and blew a kiss.
Besos 12-20-something: Aimlessly strolling out of the heart of Habana Viejo and found a fantastic local bar with no gringos or women. There was one tap serving some local beer, "Tres por favor," $1 each. Soon I had a boyfriend one table over who bought us another round, picked a flower for me, and was devastated when I declined his offer to hold hands and walk around Habana. Literally held his head in his ...
... education, health care, etc...), but beyond that, it´s a daily struggle for most and there's a profound lack of economic opportunity, regardless of education level or motivation. I have traveled in resource poor, underdeveloped countries before. The difference in Cuba for me was that many of the people I met who were materially so bereft, barely scraping by and lacking in things that you and I could not imagine living without, were professionals or ...
... amp;B as well. We got to see things we would never have seen without Rosa, Belle-Kiss and Esteban, who devoted so much to making our trip a success. For this we must also thank Cesar. We met Cesar in La Ceiba and Cesar introduced us to his family.
What to love about Cuba:
The old cars:
They are so special and we loved riding in the old ...
We woke up fully rested and full of the joys of Cuban Life, we had breakfast with our host and our hosts family and had to throw everyone out of our room in the end we are that popular here. We finally got on our way to go to the Cuban Cigar factory however we found that there are no tours at the weekend, we trolled around the shop wondering how a cigar can really cost that much money and how a box of cigars can ever be worth thousands of US dollars. The ...
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