Hotel Rancho San Vincente
Travel Blogs from Pinar del Rio
... it. Back by lunch which we decided to have at the Jasmine Hotel. They have a great system here. You pay at reception $7cuc and then get a $6cuc bar tab for food and drink. Caught a cab up and had a fantastic cheese and tomato sandwich and limonada it being a little early for a mojito. Nice pool and especially good when it decided to pour down on James again. Our taxi came back for us at 4 and we paid him at the end for the return ...
Tuesday 3 September 2013 The 9am tour today is of the nearby tabacco farm. Great guide with lots of info about actual Cuban life. He thought they had been having an economic crisis since 1959. We visited one of the local tabacco farmer's farm. 3 generations again living together. As it is winter they are just starting to grow the tabacco seedlings from seed you buy from the government ready for planting out in December.Interesting to watch ...
... On the way home we stopped at his cousins house and had turtle and olives. Comes well recommended if you haven't tried it. Yum.
Tuesday was blood sample day, which was a little problematic, so I had to drive back to Havana to extend my car hire for a further day and returned Wednesday for a farewell lunch and collection of the sample.
I hope you enjoy the photos. Luna has made such a fabulous recovery. :)
... or at least that's what we thought). Absolutely exhuased and crazy itchy from our bites we were looking forward to a good nights' rest.
This however, was to be the least peaceful night in Cuba. The neighbour's dog barked incessantly at nothing throughout the night. (I know this because I checked. The poor creature
was tied in a corner yapping away at the two blank walls). The chickens, ducks, pigs and dogs continued on with their noise contest most of the night. ...
... years and I've followed developments closely there since then. It has also been a subject of great controversy because the right wing pundits (read Friends of Cuban Libraries, State Dept, Miami far right) continue to manufacture great lies about Internet access and computer use in Cuba. In order to counter some of the claims of "tightly controlled" ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking