Hotel Puerto Principe
Travel Blogs from Camaguey
My blog chapters will cover the major cities we visit along the way, so I've decided to include at least one chapter on the countryside we pass by between population centres.
Cuba is a long island, in fact 1,199 km (745 mi) long and 200 km (124 mi) across at its widest points and 35 km (22 mi) across at its narrowest point.
We are driving from Santiago de Cuba to Havana, a total of 967 km (600 mi). The trip ...
It's all downhill from here, says Ely. Central and Eastern Cuba are unreliable being more rural. The hotel may not have water. Hmmm. That's good to know. The Latvians decide to join us and we set off for Camaguey, the third biggest town in Cuba established in 1514, and so is celebrating its 500 birthday this year. It's inland and the road is pretty rough, lots of potholes and we have to slow down regularly to pass horse and carts, bicycles and large trucks ...
... depends on tourism, biotechnology research, and Cuban professionals working abroad.
When we arrived at the King Ranch, we were welcomed by a procession of vaqueros, or cowboys, who led our bus up the dirt road to the ranch. There we met Vincente, our guide for the day, and the first man I’ve ever met who trained a rooster to crow on command. Vincente shared with us the history of the cattle ranch. The King Ranch was first ...
... stores there were compared to baracoa and Santiago. When the tour ended everyone, but Jenny went back to the hotel. The group had a Spanish lesson with a lady named Monica, but my mom and I did not feel the urge to take the class. I was not feeling very well, so I laid down in our room until it was time to meet for dinner. We walked to dinner and found out that it was a buffet and you order ...
... you see the doorframe unattached or one part missing or the plaster flaking or the floor tiles cracked and parts missing but this place was immaculate. Not sure what the rooms were like but you could spend all your time in the lobby. Home to our noisy hotel with the bar in the street beside us where the young things all pre-load before hitting the clubs which seem to open at 11. It is not easy to sleep as we don't have a fan and the air conditioner still sounds like a low flying ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Puerto Principe Camaguey
Other places to stay in Camaguey
Maceo 64 e/ General Gomez e Ignacio Agramonte, Camaguey | 3 star hotelfrom $29
Republica 472, Camaguey | Hotelfrom $28
Carretera Central Este, Km 4.5, Camaguey | Hotelfrom $43
Calle Van Horne No. 1 e/ Republica y Avellaneda, Camaguey | 2 star hotelfrom $28