Islazul Hotel Pinar del Rio
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... great system. Our dinner tonight was at an organic farm. Set on the hill it too had a beautiful view of the valley and surrounding hills. Sunset was magical especially with the de-stress cocktails with added rum. A feast for dinner all of it delicious with the backing of a wonderful lightening show. Back to town in an American car and a drink at 165. Mick the Irishman managed to order James a triple shot of 7 yr old rum which he manfully ...
... being rolled, having seen the drying house. It is all about blending. They fermented their leaves in honey, water, vanilla and rum. Other farmers use different recipes. This, of course, is only the 10% they are allowed to keep after their quota has gone to the government. The government ferments their dried tabacco leaves differently and they get made into the Monte Christos etc. The longer the leaves are kept after fermentation the lower ...
... and we worked out they were all waiting outside to be let in as a teller came free to pay their bill so we just walked in and could use the Internet. We bought a card $6cuc for an hour which is like a scratchy. You get a code and password which you discover by scratching off the silver and put it in and away you go. Saw some great cakes. They have fantastically coloured icing -pink, yellow and white. Sometimes round basin shaped ...
... the food wasn’t altogether flawless – the chicken and steak eaters in our group did find that sometimes their meat was a bit overcooked, and at one meal my fish was too, but overall everyone was happy with the food and there wasn’t any need to bust the hot sauce out of our bags.)
Not that I’m knocking anyone for opting for a resort vacations – especially if you want a beach and you’re on a budget, but again I would encourage people to ...
... Theater for the Pure Variety show by the Norwegian Dawn production cast. There was lots of singing and dancing. Our favorite part of the show was the two guys who performed an aerial act.
We walked the Promenade Deck three tmes and then back to our rooms for the movie Playing for Keeps.
We have had to set our clocks back by two hours due to the time change.
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