Gran Caribe Playa Blanca
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... not a bad way to start the day. The rest of the day involved having a nice lunch, a couple more mojitos and chilling out in this really pleasant bayside city - like a Cuban Melbourne!
What we learnt
Cuba is a very diverse place.
We don't know a thing about architecture.
If you want to go salsa dancing, have a nap first and go out late!
... 2 hours south east of Havana. About 1 hour in la clima which had been running flat out started to falter, not really surprising for a tiny car with a tiny engine full of people and cargo travelling at the speed of sound, I imagine Ric************ is having similar problems managing the heat generated by his Scramjet engines on Virgin Galactic.
As I tried to convince Jose that we were on vacation and while we were headed to the Bay of Pigs I was pretty ...
In spite of its egalitarian principals, public transportation in Cuba is basic and poorly managed. Passengers sometimes have to wait very long periods for a bus to arrive. Morning queues are enormous, though everyone seems well behaved, if very frustrated. When a vehicle finally arrives it is extremely overloaded. Interprovincial routes have nice vehicles, but far too few of them, so ...
... Choir. We also visit a “ration shop” where products subsidised by the state are sold.
On the way to our next stopover, we visit the Bay of Pigs, called Playa Girón in Cuba. I won't go into the politics of this failed invasion here. Read for ...
We ended our stay in Varadero by taking a arranged dive excursion to the bay of pigs where we attended to stay after the two dives and continue east to either Playa Giron or further.
The dive here offered walls of corals and many exotic fishes and a small wreck.
We are so lucky. Just after the dives a bus heading to Trinidad passed by and we hoped on and went all the way.