Islazul Hotel Colon
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... very flexible with descriptions of me'h cities.
And so we come to LP's opening gambit for here: "Welcome to the maze, Camaguey's odd labyrinthe layout is a by product of two centuries spent fighting off musket-toting pirates like Henry Morgan: tumultuous times led the fledging settlement to develop a peculiar street pattern designed to confuse pillagers and provide cover for it's long suffering citizens (or so the saying goes). As a ...
... street signs on every corner, so you actually are never really lost.
Why do they have a Labyrinth?
Because they spent two centuries fighting the pirates like Henry Morgan – so they developed a confusing street pattern in the hope to confuse the invaders and also help the residents to find cover.
A Colonial style Casa
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 ...
... her yard, including mango, plum, coconut, lemon, pineapples, and donkey bananas. In addition to the coffee, coconut cookies, and assorted fruits that Juanita had prepared for us, some among us dared to try the juice of raw sugarcane, freshly pressed in front of us. Very sweet!
When we arrived back in CamagŁey this afternoon, we visited the art gallery of Lario for a unique performance by a group from the music conservatory that would ...
... night we headed out to dinner in a paladar, called 1800, named after the year in which the square it sits on was built. Paladars are private restaurants, which have started to spring up around Cuba, since laws surrounding private businesses has been loosened and offer a step up in both menu and service to the bland and indifferent state run enterprises. The restaurant was proud of its long standing history, as it had been open for eighteen ...