Hostal El Comendador
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... tour dinner and ended the night in true Cuban fashion, drinking rum and playing cards. Life is pretty bloody good. The next morning 6 of us hired 2 ah-mazing convertibles to take us on a tour of the city. It was definitely more about the car, than the tour and our smiles were the widest you can get as we cruised the streets in our 1954 bright blue BelAir. Even the rain couldn't wipe the smiles from our face and it definitely ignited Harry's passion to ...
... to party our way to dinner. Another friendly local offered to take us to his favorite local restaurant, with good Cuban food at cheap prices. Unsure as to how 'local' this place was given the extreme prices. However we stayed and mains were shared between two. We joked that Megan and Andy's first tour dinner would be at the same place. Hmmm we appeared to have jinxed them as we later found out that their dinner was in fact at the same ...
... and are rightly considered a national treasure. Observing classic cars is one of the major tourist attractions of this country and the authorities should encourage and aid those that wish to maintain this unique tradition.
I'm not particularly good at identifying old cars, so if you see any inconsistencies, or can identify any of the unknown cars in these pictures, please don't hesitate to do so.
... the garage of a house, near a public park. Owner, Ebert, was very helpful and gave us bike rentals for about $26 and a guide.
We traveled over parts of Havana previously unknown to me, including the Havana Forest, where we witnessed a voodoo ritual being conducted in a river that flowed through the forest. We continued biking for a couple of ...
... canvas in front of us, very cool. We did a tour of the the Havana Club factory and had a taste of the rum before getting to the last two stops on our tour. Ernest Hemingway was quoted to say 'My mojito in La Bodeguita, my daiquiri in El Floridita' so we did just that.
We thought Cuba would be cheaper that what it was - don't get me wrong, it is still cheap - but the odd thing about Cuba is they have a dual economy. The ...