Hotel Horizontes Herradura
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Horizontes Herradura Varadero
Hotel Herradura is a run down, charming, eclectic, funky, unpretentious soviet style hotel on the Cuba side of Varadero. it has lots of warts, but a lovely staff and the most fantastic stretch of beach right outside. We loved it, even though our door knob fell off.
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March 6, 2014
Cara y Alan,
Our time here in Cuba is going so quickly! It's hard to believe that we will be back in Mexico next week.
After Playa Larga we decided to go to Varadero – the "Miami Beach" of Cuba. I don’t know quite what I expected, but I certainly did not expect what I found.
Varadero is …
Before I get to Havana, I want to show you how different publicity is in Cuba. There are no outdoor billboards advertising Coca Cola or Havana Club rum along the highways. In their place are signs advertising the glories of the revolution. It is as if the only signs you see on U.S. highways are praise for Barack Obama.
You will smile at some of the examples of the advertising arts that I have discovered along the way with my ...
... the room was finalised. On the way out we caught the older couple hastily rolling their suitcases out the front gate, chased by the casa owner. I dunno why, our room was fine.
There’s no denying Cubans have a real gusto for life. Make the most of it. Know your neighbors and treat your family well. This is expressed by a lot of time hanging about after a days work in the streets, just spending time with each other. The streets are always teaming ...
... support to U.S. politicians otherwise'. Mel Gibson would have been an interesting lunch guest!
The best part of the boat trip was when we stopped off at a floating village to get our kayaks and then we kayaked around the massive rocks jutting out of the water. Although it was a bad start for Aoife and me; we had a slight difficulty turning the kayak in the right direction, much to the amusement of the Vietnamese lads. It ...
... go ahead through some villages by the coast, and stopped to take some pictures of the coats and sea. Then we moved to the place by the river, and took a speed boat ride. They gave us to drive speed boats down the river and come back. those boats been simple and not that fast as I expected, but still got some adrenalin. After the boats, we watched local poeple dance, probably they been original Taino people or descendant. But ...