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Travel Blogs from Havana
... the Revolution of Che Guevara and Fidel Castro in the late fifties of the last century but is a little bit a one sided version of the events. But this revolution still plays a big part in Cuban life. After this introduction to Cuba we head off into Cuba. First we go to the east to visit the cities of Cienfuegos, Trinidad and Santa Clara. Three completely different cities. Cienfuegos a nice Colonial town with a French touch. Big Mansions lining the Prado ...
... in Havana, the three of us still jumped a mile during dessert because of El Cañonazo. At 9pm every evening, a ceremonial firing of the canons occurs across the bay at the Fort of San Carlos de la Cabaña to commemorate the closing of Havana's city gates that occurred every evening in colonial times. To enhance the experience, the lights go out in all of Old Havana and there is complete silence—except, of course, for the canons.
... socialism or communism (or whatever you want to call a class-less society) does not work in practice. In any of these countries there were always people, who are much richer than others.
State propaganda and the ordinary Cuban
Talking about Cuba's society there is surely a lot of state propaganda. There are many posters visible in the cities and towns showing slogans like "Our socialism is irreversable" or "Hugo Chavez our new best friend". Some are even ...
... be sitting in front of us but the same two Aussies. We exchange pleasantries on the plane and then have a chat in the immigration queue. They are in Havana for 9 days then off to Mexico, very nice. We get an old taxi (a 1952 Plymouth) to our hotel and the driver is canny, telling us about different places as we pass them. I knew there were old 1950's cars in the centre of Havana and ...
... window to the highway, I caught a glimpse of those amazing old Buicks and Chevrolets making their way to and from the airport and this kept my interest for the next 20 minutes before a gate was found for our plane. Progressing through to immigration we waited in line feeling a little nervous after reading an email from our hosts that immigration officials could be tough with their questioning and not hesitant in sending you packing. So we armed ourselves with all the ...
Other places to stay in Havana
Neptuno, esquina Prado y Zulueta, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Great location and hotel
- Stay at the Parque Central
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $140
- Best hotel ever
- Needs Improvement
- An historic beauty, worth every penny
Calle L e/ 23 y 25, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $55
- Would definitely recommend...
- Amazing views; Great Cuisine
- Great Hotel in a fantastic location in Havana
Ave Paseo entre 1 y 3, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $190
- Top Hotel and not too far from Old Havana
- Good Cohiba
- Watch out for long distance calls
Trocadero 55 e Prado y Zulueta Habana, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $100
- GREAT STAFF!!!
- Grace and elegance among ruins
- Good, but...
Ave 3era, e/ 76 y 80, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $160
- Above average hotel
- Could do better....
- Great hotel, even with a toddler
Prado 603 esquina Dragones, Havana | 4 star hotel
- Great hotel, good location
- Saratoga hotel, Havana - Great!
- Good blend of modern and traditional
5 Avenida e/ 72 y 76 Miramar, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Nice hotel, location a bit too far out!
- Best food in Havana
- Thumbs up
3rd Ave and 70th St, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Paseo del Prado No 416 , Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- Beware of type of room given
- Be warned
- Das inglaterra war sehr schön und gediegen
Ingnacio Agramonte 267, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $69
- Could be better.
- Hotel Plaza
- Perfect location
C/ Calzada 110, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $50
- Cheap but not so cheerful
- Well, if you do not have any other option...
- Pro's and cons
Calle Amargura 103 esquina a San Ignacio, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- Great place !!
- Great Base
- A Gem in Old Havana!
Calle Obispo esq. a Cuba. Ciudad de La Habana, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $140
- Already needs a refresh
- The best.....
- A little expensive but very nice
Av 3ra y Calle 84, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- The pool is wonderful
- Comodoro OK.
- Dont do it
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 2 star hotelfrom $90
- Loved Havana City
- El mejor hotel que he estado
Calle Obispo 153, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $70
- Ambos Mundos
- Avoid Terrible Ambos Mundos @ $180
- Leaky with cockroaches
Teniente Rey No 8, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Calle 1ra. e/ 44 & 46, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $95
Calle Baratillo 9, entre Obispo y Narciso Lopez, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $160
- It was Good...
- Splendid, elegant worn grandeur
- A mixed bag
3ra Ave. y 74, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $65