Hotel El Bosque
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
- Multilingual staff
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... some food. He said he didn't know anywhere around here (another bad sign) but he'd be back in about an hour so we could head out somewhere. When about an hour rolled by I headed out by my self for a reccie. First up was checking directions the Swedes gave for a casa de cambio. Most places on the way were shut up (it being 9pm and dark by now) and the places that were open and looked like cafes only had a few people inside drinking cans of beer. I eventually came across ...
... cash to driver and conductor for the extra stops and lifts. We did stop for lunch eventually. Later we had another stop where the driver and conductor got out, both chatted to and gave something to a fellow in a vintage American car, and we and the other driver all took off. More weird! We also made some unscheduled stops In Havana to let people off, apparently also paid for.
Apart from this we drove though fairly lush, ...
... the church (which I assume is no longer in use as there was a piano were the altar should have been) and staircases leading to the upper levels. There was a guy charging a peso to get from the organ loft to the outside portico and bell tower. Not sure if he was part of the staff or just a self-starting entrepeneur, but I paid him anyway. Gave the bell tower a miss as there were more stairs than I was in the mood for.
There were a couple of little bats flitting around ...
... going, don't put it off. It is worth every penny you'll spend in getting there plus a whole lot more. Love to all, Sarah Julian's corner: THEY WILL RRRRIP YOU OFF!!! Never in my life have I ever had to be such on my A-game when dealing with any sort of money exchange. Just a little tip for anyone that's thinking of going to Cuba, whenever you are getting change back no matter how good of a rapport you may think you have made, always calculate your bill (or get ...
... our trip to the Bundy distillery the other year, Ian was not happy about not having enough time to visit the House of Beer in Plaza Vieja. In the Plaza San Francisco we meet El Cabalero de Paris whose beard is supposed to be lucky to touch. The bronze statue is of a man from Paris who only died in 1985 after going mad in a Cuban jail and then wandering the streets when he was let out. Because he refused to beg, he ...