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... then the money is his
Our Casa on the top floor
There in middle of a tiny street is our Casa… and surprise it`s on the ...
... irons, phones, charging cords or electrical adapters. Those should be in our carry-on luggage. I am careful to pack in exactly that way. Once all checked luggage is delivered to all members of our group, we walk out together in the Green Sign Lane which means we have nothing to declare upon which a duty might be levied or that would be prohibited inside the country. We are told to not go to the lines of Cubans waiting to exit. All their luggage must be ...
... would have shifted this from very good to excellent.
The fish was quite dry and I think was relying on the creamy mashed potatoes on the side to save it, which it didn't. I could see the ham wrapped inside the fish filet but if there was any lobster included this totally eluded me. I suppose the ultimate test of any meal is: did you finish it? Tonight, unfortunately, the answer was "No". I think this is one of the government-owned restaurants which is generally a good ...
... he knew his subject thoroughly; in addition to telling us about history, architecture, and the restoration projects underway, he shared tidbits of gossip about local politics and his family in Cuba and in the United States. We saw so much: highlights included remnants of colonial buildings; a mural of portraits of frequent guests of a 19th century intellectual including the architectural details that mirrored the facade of the man's house ...
... and claim our capitalist system is failing. Propaganda in Cuba is all around. Starting any conversation about Fidel and the revolution will not get you anymore, people don't like to talk about it.
Let's talk some money. Cuba has two different currencies, the national peso (CUP) and the convertible peso (CUC). The CUC follows the rate of the US dollar and is used mostly by tourists but not solely, Cubans sometimes ...