Gran Hotel Escuela

Enramadas on the corner of San Félix, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santiago de Cuba

Museo del Carnival

A travel blog entry by thewalkers


... money but more often than not they were happy with a conversation - to meet foreigners and to practice their English. One Cuban - who chatted to us for some time - said he had a friend who lived in Euston Station. It turned out he wasn't on the concourse but just living nearby. He must have been popular this chap because two other people who came up to us also claimed him as a friend.



Driving to Santiago de Cuba

A travel blog entry by jamesanddebra


... in the coffee shop in Camaguey. Paying was a laugh. It all got added up divided by 24 to turn it into cuc's and then they didn't have change after the first two had paid! Luckily by the end they did. The other thing we are finding over whelming (or tiring of) is the musicians who turn up - a lady on maracas and singing, a bloke on guitar and another bloke on bongos. They sing so loudly you can't talk anymore and then want a tip. We stopped ...

Landed in Cuba!

A travel blog entry by mblosser


Well my adventure finally started. It was fairly spontaneous but it was something I had always wanted to do and my good friend Charles was going so I decided it was time to jump on it. I took a train from Tampa to Miami, flew out from Miami to Kingston, Jamaica. Jamaica looked really nice from the air, def want to travel there sometime. I then flew in the afternoon to Santiago de Cuba! I flew out in a small propeller plane that def made me a ...

Met professional dancers at Casa de la Trova

A travel blog entry by c.i.222


... battle but won the war. This was the first armed action of the Cuban Revolution. The long struggle ended in 1959.

The Emilio Barcardi Moreau Museum was completed in 1927. It houses three themes; archaeology, history, and art. The archaeological room displays Cuba's aboriginal culture and different groups and their development. There are also two mummies of the Peru culture, and one from Egypt that belongs to the ...


A travel blog entry by tezzatravels


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Left at 0910, Dayron advising we are off at 0600 tomorrow as it's a long drive and not wanting to be on the roads at night. The driver will be dictating the stops [on his birthday]. The first mayor of consequence in Santiago de Cuba was Emilio Bacardi, son of the 1848 founder of the rum industry. We had six stops:

--the first Che monument in Cuba
--the marble statue of Antonio Maseo, the third ...

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