Travel Blogs from Havana
... had a 2 litre container of beer between the 5 of us for nz$10. The containers have ice in the middle. We weren't like the Japanese couple across from us who got one to share between them. Then to the bar opposite our Casa. Very pleasant. A fun last night - not something we had envisaged happening a week ago! Mosquito bites extremely unpleasant and it was sooo hot. Air con was another of the variety that sounded like a 747 but we had to give in and turn it ...
... speeds (certainly a lot more than I pay for unlimited cable internet in Australia and here it’s on a on a very low local wage). The state run telecoms company does have internet access for the public, but you will need to queue up for hours to use it and we just can’t be bothered – we’re here to see Cuba and this could be good for me - by default I think I will be resigned from all my Words and Matching with Friends Games for ...
As I type this, I am sitting in my room in my jungle lodge in Costa Rica. I can hear crickets and frogs all around, and the occasional gecko chirp joining in the night chorus. Last night we were awoken at 5am by a troop of howler monkeys sitting in the trees directly outside our windows. Although I came across them previously in Costa Rica, in the 10 years since I was here I realised I had forgotten just how alarming their monkey call is when you aren't ...
... it's daily business. Maternity hospitals, schools, local life, markets - it all happens all around you.
The food is appalling in Cuba. There is very little fresh produce and trade embargo's mean they don't get all the products we do elsewhere. One evening at a hotel, all they had to serve us at the buffet was 3 trays of cabbage, and 3 trays of pasta in mayonnaise. Then rice and beans. I think I ate rice and beans every single day. The only fresh fruit is the ...
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This is the beginning of my "full of memories" part of the travel. I will now go to Cuba for some time and then pass in Canada. I lived from 1994 to 2003 in Canada (Quebec) and in 2003 and 2004 I was 3 times in Cuba. Let's see what I will recognize. I remember Cuba as a beautiful country with ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Carrusel Mariposa Havana
Other places to stay in Havana
Neptuno, esquina Prado y Zulueta, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Great location and hotel
- Stay at the Parque Central
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $140
- Best hotel ever
- Needs Improvement
- An historic beauty, worth every penny
Calle L e/ 23 y 25, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $55
- Would definitely recommend...
- Amazing views; Great Cuisine
- Great Hotel in a fantastic location in Havana
Trocadero 55 e Prado y Zulueta Habana, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $100
- GREAT STAFF!!!
- Grace and elegance among ruins
- Good, but...
Ave Paseo entre 1 y 3, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $190
- Top Hotel and not too far from Old Havana
- Good Cohiba
- Watch out for long distance calls
Ave 3era, e/ 76 y 80, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $160
- Above average hotel
- Could do better....
- Great hotel, even with a toddler
Prado 603 esquina Dragones, Havana | 4 star hotel
- Great hotel, good location
- Saratoga hotel, Havana - Great!
- Good blend of modern and traditional
5 Avenida e/ 72 y 76 Miramar, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Nice hotel, location a bit too far out!
- Best food in Havana
- Thumbs up
Ingnacio Agramonte 267, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $69
- Could be better.
- Hotel Plaza
- Perfect location
3rd Ave and 70th St, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Paseo del Prado No 416 , Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- Beware of type of room given
- Be warned
- Das inglaterra war sehr schön und gediegen
C/ Calzada 110, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $80
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $50
- Cheap but not so cheerful
- Well, if you do not have any other option...
- Pro's and cons
Calle Amargura 103 esquina a San Ignacio, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $79
- Great place !!
- Great Base
- A Gem in Old Havana!
Av 3ra y Calle 84, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $65
- The pool is wonderful
- Comodoro OK.
- Dont do it
Calle Obispo esq. a Cuba. Ciudad de La Habana, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $140
- Already needs a refresh
- The best.....
- A little expensive but very nice
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $50
Calle Obispo 153, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $70
- Ambos Mundos
- Avoid Terrible Ambos Mundos @ $180
- Leaky with cockroaches
Tlalpan Sur/South, Havana | 2 star hotelfrom $90
- Loved Havana City
- El mejor hotel que he estado
Teniente Rey No 8, Havana | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Calle Baratillo 9, entre Obispo y Narciso Lopez, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $160
- It was Good...
- Splendid, elegant worn grandeur
- A mixed bag
Calle 1ra. e/ 44 & 46, Havana | 3 star hotelfrom $95
Calle 70 entre 5ta a y 7ma Ave., Havana | 4 star hotel$81 average