Fiesta Inn Periferico Sur
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... that we've developed many friendships in Cuba.
We know Hiroshi Robaina, the grandson of Alejandro Robaina, the icon of Cuban cigars. His statues and pictures are seen in the majority of cigar shops and smoking rooms We also know Hiroshi's father, Carlos, who runs a first class restaurant, Quinta Qy16 with a very nice smoke room in the Miramar District also known as Embassy Row . We had lunch at his restaurant on this trip, and I ...
Last week, whilst we were still in Rio, we decided to take a ferry across to Ilha Grande, which is a very beautiful, rustic, tropical island about an hour and a half away from the mainland.
Our trusted taxi driver Mr Carlos agreed to drive us to the port and bring us home again at some expense, but it seemed worth it as he does know his way around. However, we had failed to realise that there are two ports with ferries to Ilha Grande; ...
... around, crowds of people, vendors yelling at the top of their lungs and stuff laid on on blankets on the side walks, markets in Mexico are a real crazy experience. Once we had finished we headed back to the hotel, on the way I got some hair color, Bobbie got nail polish. We spent the afternoon coloring my hair, fixing the cut and I also shaved my beard that I'd been trying to grow for 4 months. After having my hair cut and colored and my facial hair looking nicer ...
Summer in Mexico city...not quite what I expected. Now, I am not complaining, however I was preparing myself for a HOT couple of months just to realize that they already passed! It seems that May was it.
The rains arrived, and I mean heavy, tropical rains full of lightning and thunder. Not as crazy as the ones in Malaysia, but pretty bad. Of course, that combined with strong winds, makes for some pretty cold mornings and evenings. Usually its sunny and hot in ...
... 50 steps. I can't imagine doing the trailwalker at this altitude of about 7000 feet above sea level - it would be a killer. One of the coolest things I saw was this demonstration of how they painted the walls of the city using natural ingredients - the white insects cocoons on the cactus when rubbed together became a red paint and then using one of the natural plant stems to paint yellow - the colours were beautiful.
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