Gran Caribe Playa Blanca
Travel Blogs from Cayo Largo
... was pitch dark, we only had a few flashlights. Walked a lot of stairs. Got a look of the reactor building from the inside. Had to get out of there before their boss came around.
On the way there we also passed some interesting old factories. Would have wanted to check them out as well, but we ...
... us how to move brilliant and we got some funny conversations. Next day: pretty nice and long dive for our own group including feeding hundred of fishes around ur body ;-). We got to know two other Germans (Conni and Phillipp) from our Casa and played a funny Wordplay-Game by adding everything in German usage to "Rum", pretty creative folks around me! ...
... Mausoleum. We had the opportunity to see a number of photographs and historical pieces from Guevara's life. We then visited the final resting place of Ernesto "Che" Guevara and his companions.
On our way back to the hotel, we made a final stop at the local Ration Store where Cubans go to pick up food and supplies on a monthly basis.
We ended the day with our farewell dinner across the street from the hotel.
Tomorrow, we head back to the States.
... mills once stood at the peak of the Cuban sugar industry. Our guide, Jose, along with one of the guides at the mill, demonstrated the laborious process of pressing the sugar cane to extract the juice. We had the opportunity to drink the sugar cane juice (along with a splash of rum).
Back in Cienfuegos, after a brief rest at our hotel, we walked to a local paladar where we sat by the water and ate our dinner. ...
This is the day we say, "Adios Havana" and "Hola Cienfuegos". Today, we journey to our second destination city, Cienfuegos. Along the way, we make a stop at Playa Giron, also known as the Bay of Pigs, which is a small coastal village, and was the site of the historical 1961 clash between CIA-trained Cuban exiles and Cuban Rebel forces. We stop at the Bay of Pigs Museum and see first hand the Cuban perspective of the ...
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