Hotel Villa Cabo San Antonio
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... it cuts through the famed Vuelta Abajo region, one of the most fertile areas in the country and the source of the finest tobacco in the world. There are countlessvegas (tobacco plantations) in this zone, but one, the Alejandro Robaina, has an edge over the rest. While most plantations produce tobacco for one or more of the state-owned cigar ...
... some English so off to flying start. Day organised tomorrow with horse ride to tobacco farm, lookout, swim in lake and then to caves, hmmm unsure how long on a horse but said they only walk. We are in a small village surrounded by colourful houses just like walking through a rainbow. Dogs about, older cars than havana, so about to have dinner with family and mojitos then to square for ...
... with the last tout I engage with after he hisses at me and lets loose with a barrage of questions when I turn to him, startled. I manage to keep my cool and walk away, but this is what I imagine our conversation to have gone, and what I felt like saying to him!
Where are you from? He would demand.
Well where are YOU from? I would demand right back.
No, where are you from?
No, where are YOU from.
I’m from Cuba.
Where are you ...
... br> Decided to try the tour offices (though only one open) and look for what tours were running on the following day. Had hoped to go diving but for one person the cost was to much. Ended up booking a tour to the beach where I could check out the sand and go for a swim.
Had another toasted sandwich for tea and head down the road out the other end of town but it was getting late so headed back to the casa and called it a night.
Day 2 - Cayo ...
... mangos in Cuba fantastic. I donīt eat mango too much at home because it is quite pricey and usually they arenīt that flash, but in Cuba they are so fantastic! We ate ourselves silly, nevermind all the other people trying to get some too, they were staying in hotels with buffet breakfasts! Oh it was so good!!!
We asked Sandra about buses to the coast, just in case the tour guy had been just trying to get us to pay for his tours. Unfortunately ...