Islazul Pasacaballo Hotel
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Despite singing the April sun in Cuba to everyone we met, no one in Cuba knows this song :-( This morning we met the rest of our group, a family from America (Eve, Liza, Josh and Nadia) before heading to Cienfuegos via the Bay of Pigs and Museo Playa Giron. At The Bay of Pigs we visited a hotel located in the marsh land which housed a collection of sculptures made in honour of the indigenous population which died ...
... you can see it, because the light gets brighter. So the question is: is it really a good idea to use the wet hands to try to reach the electric outlet????
Window Shutters but no Windows
One thing we discovered in Cuba is, there are no glass windows, the windows have metal shutters, which you can open with a handle – if that doesn’t work then pull ...
... as we continued our Cuban adventure to our next stop, Playa Larga.
Playa Larga (playa meaning ‘beach’) is on the southern coast of Cuba, and close to Playa Giron, both landing sites for the 1961 ‘Bay of Pigs’ invasion by 1,500 Cuban exiles via an American CIA-sponsored attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro’s government, which ultimately failed and ever since then the US trade embargo still exists on Cuba. Playa Larga is a very quiet, ...
... as well as the base for the post revolution it also prior had many stars and identities stay here and their photos are scattered. After here I went to the next most famous hotel overlooking the mallecon, the National hotel. It is olde world grand and a fine outlook and beautiful grassy hill with numerous shady trees. I had a wander and checked out the bunker area where the canons are facing outwards and site of part of the the 1960s armouring of the city when there was ...
... to $1CUC. During our stay in Cienfuegos we made a magical finding... The local 'Moneda Nacional' - real Pesos. We had obviously seen it throughout Cuba and read about it prior to arriving, but here we got hold of some. And it is truly magical. So the 5 of us bought 3 long bread rolls one morning before heading to El Nicho for the day. I pulled out $5CUC to pay and the lady says "no no" and takes just $1CUC... Then gives me 15 pesos change. The exchange is $1CUC to about ...