Islazul Hotel La Rusa
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Dinner tonight is on our own, and I have found a private “paladar” called El Gourmet close to the hotel which some of us will try out.
... of relationship is yet to be determined.) We got off to a bad start as our tour guide could not find them as had been moved to another hotel nearby, eventually they were discovered and the tour commenced. We were to be taken around the sites of Havana Vieja and the Rum Museum. Petty officialdom failed to allow us into the first fortress we visit without an "extra" payment above the tickets our guide hold in her ...
A Quote: April's Fool: Smell that? You smell that? Passerby: What? April’s Fool: Sunscreen, son. Nothing else in the world smells like that. I love the smell of sunscreen in the morning. The smell, you know that coconut smell, the whole ship; smells like [pausing to sniff the air] paradise. But someday this cruise’s gonna end… If you don’t get the reference, please forgive me. Old movie references come to mind when ...
... me to the Balneario, a large spa building where the thermal waters are still pumped into pools, “just like Banff,” he said. Maybe in its glory days it did resemble Banff, but now the facility is spooky and looks abandoned. One pool still has water pumped in from the spring, and that’s where I was taken, instructed to stay there 25 minutes and no longer. Under the glare of one fluorescent light tube I looked around at the paint peeling off the ...
... I insisted that this time we wanted to stay at the Villa Azul, the licenced casa particular. It was one of the ladies’ son’s place, they said.
The lady with the key (not the mother) marched us to Villa Azul, just as basic as the green house but without the personal effects. Or so I thought. In the middle of the night I thought I heard someone in the other bedroom—and realized that the owner of the house was sleeping there, unexpected by us.
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