Beltran de Santa Cruz Boutique Hotel Havana
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... because I could already see some changes happening in the society (like the existence of two classes and appearance of mobile phones). One can only guess how quickly (if at all) this country will change in the future. It will be interesting to see how Cuba will cope with the upcoming challenges posed by an increased contact with foreigners (tourism is the by-far most important sector of the economy) and maybe a mind-change in the US to finally stop the US trade embargo. As always, there are interesting times ahead...
... argued that socialism worked, and boasted about the strides made by Cuban healthcare and education, while also recognizing that Cuba was in the throws of a social project which was far from perfect, but trusted that its vision would eventually attain actualization. It was difficult to discern what was truth on both sides, to identify the agenda behind both perspectives, and to formulate perspectives on Cuban life ...
... br> I suppose I am the queen with the power over my heart and my mind. The “war” I’ve mentioned often isn’t anything dramatic, it can be about something as trivial as ice-cream. The heart wants it but the brain suggests a damn carrot. I try to let them both win a fairly equal amount of battles, as if they were two stubborn little children who need some discipline! (Twiddle-e-dee and Twiddle-e-dum?)
When I first came here a year ago, it ...
... type of place is where most tourists are going, and unless they take advantage of the day tours that are available at extra costs they will see precious little of what Cuba is really like. From Varadero we drove back to Havana a 140 km distance. This road was in the best condition. We stopped for an hour in a city called Matanzas that had some interesting and renovated buildings according to ...
... to our Havana accommodation..........
We are staying in a “Casa Particular”- a home stay. It is run by Alex Urrutia and his mother, Amelia. She and her dog stay with us in the apartment. Amelia is around eighty and a survivor of the “Revolution”....methinks that she was a socialite or upper middle class in the days before the Revolution. She likes a chat and tells stories of the ‘before’time.... ...
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