Hotel Los Helechos
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... sending their children to free day care from age six months on. Day-care centers accept children up to age five or six. Then the school system takes over. Education through ninth grade is mandatory. After that, students attend either a technical
school or a pre-university program for grades ten through twelve. All education -- including university and continuing education -- is free and open to ...
... the square had been transformed, though now missing the lovely trees that I had witnessed on my first visit. It will take a long time for the new trees to replace them.
Trinidad had always been the crown jewel of colonial cities, and reminds me of Antigua Guatemala. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and well deserved. ...
... afternoon for quick siesta as daylight saving started today so my alarm went off at 5am, bloody thing changed itself as well as me....grrrrrr. Good to stop as really to hot to be out there this afternoon. Walk before dinner at casa, found a small band playing in side streets on drums which were great. So off now to see what is happening. Just booked another ...
... out the layout of a town quickly. After much consternation we hired a private
guide to show us around – what a joy that turned out to be! Our guide, Maria, is a young local woman who
grew up in the nearby mountains on her parents coffee plantation. She is very knowledgeable and articulate and
showered us with historical information, her own opinions and local
stories. We spent over 2 hours strolling
through town and she led us out to the ...
... acoustics are perfect and the dancing extraordinary. There was a mix of Cuban and tourist, but mostly tourists were in attendance. I happened to be sitting under a dripping stalactite and got a drop of water on my head every now and then. What an extraordinary place and we are so glad we went down t have a look.
Tomorrow, we are off again and our destination will be Santa Clara, which is a four hour bus ride, so we are leaving a little later in the ...