Hotel El Colony
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We loved experiencing a different side to Finland - the 'taste' of a Finnish autumn - especially the amazing tradition of picking the abundance of free berries throughout the forest floors everywhere. We picked blueberries, and lingen berries by the bucket load, and thoroughly enjoyed eating them fresh, frozen, in juices, preserved, desserts and even on pizza. After ...
... I just call it delightful! She opens daily at 9am and has a great selection of sweets. My favorite is a little yeasty cinnamon like pastry that melts in your mouth....but don't take my word for it, book a holiday now. Anytime is a perfect time to visit Cuba and while there let Hostal Angelo's voted #1 in Cardenas and only $30 a night be your home base. You can eat like a king for another $20 a day and let the sights and sounds of Cuba be your entertainment.
... that I love her.”
In the evening they told me we were going to the doctor’s house and that I should pay him something. I gave him $23 CAD and he was thrilled with that. After we spent some time at his home, we stopped to visit a Grandmother and several of her grandchildren who lived in a very run down place. The little boy had cut his finger on a big knife. The cast he had on his arm and hand was soaked in blood and there were flies buzzing all around it. ...
... area and he parked in front of a Chess Academy. While I waited for him to go to the store, I guarded his bike and watched in fascination as two men played a game of chess in rapid-fire fashion. They were outside on the sidewalk, surrounded by the large group of men, silently watching. Every once in a while, they would look over at me and smile. Danny came back only with popcorn. We are off to the black market now to look for ice cream. Checkmate!
Monday April 13, 2015- After 2 chunks of flying, 3.5 hours from Calgary to Toronto and 3.5
hours from Toronto to Holguin, I was transported from a drab brown,
pre-summer-leaves Albertan spring to the lush green landscape surrounded by the
azure blue Carribean of Cuba. The first reality check I got was the fine my
hosts received for picking me up at the airport. Apparently, unless one has the
proper licence, it is an offence to pick ...