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Slept in and then headed down for some beach time. We had to check out by 12 but were told we could stay till dinner if we wanted. We stayed for lunch then headed to Camaguey about 260km (4 and a bit hours) though we did have to drive through an immense storm which was quite an experience. We found a casa midway between the ring roadie the city and the centre, which was ideal. The Casa was ...
... highway towards the east…. So we come through all the little towns. In one town we came by a real cute park with the benches made from train-wheels.
Cuban’s cute world-travellers city names
They have some cool city names here, so we came through Australia, visited Bolivia, today we had no problem coming to Florida… and ...
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 ...
... rodeo—and my very first rodeo ever! Our brave vaqueros battled each other in cattle wrestling, calf lasso, and bull riding. Vincente, I’m sorry that none of us were willing to volunteer for bull riding. Will you ever forgive us? Although I don’t think I’ll become a rodeo regular—are there even any rodeos in New England??—I’m so glad I had this opportunity that I wouldn’t otherwise have ...
... course. We went to the buffet and the food was absolutely delicious. I ordered el cerdo con mojo and it was incredible. Following the food, we went back to the buffet for desserts, and yet again, everything was delicious. We started walking home, but paused to give David and Ivan time to walk home by themselves, and for us, time away from our guides. We got home, I took a shower and we went to ...