Gran Caribe Playa Blanca
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... were extremely warm and friendly, which made our stay even more so enjoyable. The terrace on top of the casa was equipped with 2 hammocks, 2 swinging chairs, a bar and tables where we were to enjoy our meals. I am unsure how many mojitos Javier has made in his time however we certainly bumped up his numbers, and they were always very ‘tasty’!
After ditching our bags and enjoying the customary welcome mojito we set off for a wander around the town. It ...
... the patio looking at the bay and had coffee.
We moved on to the place next door, the Palacio de Valle, a most impressive place, another spiral staircase, also a marble one, also most Arabic looking designs. It seems to function as a restaurant and there were plenty of tour people in there having meals and drinks. We just wandered around. Leaving there we went further down to the point and came across a small park area with eating places and tables. More beer and a ...
... also a very dodgy looking spiral staircase. We meandered around the rest of the square, buying a local cd in the theatre. Feet were a little tired so had a rest too.
On the way back we stopped for a beer and saw the local ? 'bad guys' propping up an old car with their beer! Back at the casa we caught up with our washing - the balcony was good for drying. Another good and large meal, chicken from the outdoor charcoal oven this time with more very good ...
... collected by the casa hosts, but there was some miscommunication and after waiting for 15 minutes a very nice man, who according to his business card was a tour guide, linguist, accommodation arranger and taxi finder, found us a taxi friend of his and took us to the accommodation in his black American Classic car, for the same price as a normal taxi. This was a lovely house with a large garden. Our room was upstairs and had a balcony of its own. We both had ...
... on a Friday before a long weekend, upwards of $1.70 per litre.
So the car arrived and even I was surprised. It looked like a VW polo only smaller, its wheels were less then 12 inches and it appeared to have no boot. After a little work to squeeze in our bags, we were leaving most of our luggage in Havana off we went. It seems even with tiny wheels and a 1.3 litre engine you can still get a matchbox car full of people up to 140 km/h on the highway. Add to ...