Gran Hotel Escuela

Address: Enramadas on the corner of San Felix, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Enramadas on the corner of San Felix, Santiago de Cuba.
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      Santiago de Cuba

      A travel blog entry by raroboy on Feb 09, 2015

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      ... Santiago?

      • It’s the most African and the most musical town
      • It’s called the cradle of Revolution
      • It’s the 2nd largest city of Cuba with over 400.000 people living here
      • It was the first Capital of Cuba

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      Santiago de Cuba

      A travel blog entry by beverlyndavid on Jan 18, 2015

      1 comment, 20 photos

      ... and not try to sell them!
      The temperature was rising, the climb to the main square was also up a steep hill, the pavements were full of deep holes and the consistent pestering of offers for taxi tours was becoming a bit tiresome. We didn't feel at risk at any time just wished they would accept a polite NO THANKYOU.
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      The Arts, Los Amarillos, & Fishing

      A travel blog entry by nicole.marrocco on Mar 17, 2014

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      ... at each Yellow Man to pick up and drop off individuals. Hector explained that when Cubans travel, they “leave home with a bottle or two of water and a big bag of patience.”

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      A travel blog entry by mcdermk7 on Feb 18, 2014

      ... the last towns before we have the Autopista for the very last part of the journey. Couple of wrong turns in this town with locals shouting at the car left us a bit frazzled.

      Eventually we find the Autopista - please let this part be easy. No lights, very random signposts, m**************s, construction works that sent us to the other side of the road with no cones or barriers. Piece of cake!

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      Religion, Ballet and the Super Bowl

      A travel blog entry by sharonscanlan on Feb 02, 2014

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      ... It was very interesting and a lot of fun. Then we went to a private performance of the Ballet Folklorico de Oriente, a professional dance troupe. It was excellent. While we were in the theatre, we had a rainstorm. The we went to the Conga Los Hoyas, a children's dance troupe organized 21 years ago by a former dancer to involve the local children in dance. They were wonderful and had excellent choreography and costumes. The youngest was 2 and ...