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... while today at 1400 hours about 60% of them were.
Here is a bit more information about the Eclipse, on which we are sailing. The ship is 1041 feet long, with a beam of 121 feet. It accommodates 2850 passengers. There is a buffet, a main dining room and four specialty restaurants. We’re using the specialty restaurants and avoiding the main dining room. Tonight we had fantastic filet mignon steaks, ...
... and pineapple as live barriers; mixed planting; crop rotation. In effect much of ‘o’ level geography, UK, 1965!
All of the farming seems to be done by oxen and primitive ploughs, and transport mainly horse and trap. Animals roam freely (cows, goats, etc) to glean food, they are fed back home in the evening, so apparently they do return.
We picked up a tour guide, but the walking was short and slow (4 miles?), ...
... all our bags and made the driver pedal for his supper. Our first job on arriving at Havana Central was to get 'confirmed'. I had no idea how to do this and it was pretty much impossible to tell which of the ten or so platforms was the train to Santiago but at least I could see several ticket-office style windows that made me think I should probably queue up at them. The station was packed. Of the three windows open I queued up at the first. Ten minutes later I reached the desk and ...
... anymore, but we could walk around discover more pathways and little huts whatever they were for
... on old buildings
We went up and down some streets… and we discover one thing: the streets here are very wide… wider than in every other town we were so far.
The police is very friendly even when you drive in the wrong direction in a one way street.
The houses are mostly not restored and look super old…. This is a so no-tourist town, as is in not restored