Hotel Los Caneyes
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The Cuban Revolution led by Fidel Castro is a compelling story which is made that much moreso by the ongoing, almost childish, animosity between Cuba and the U.S. It's a part of day-to-day life here and the propaganda is pervasive. We wanted to do our own walk through history and Santa Clara seemed to be as good a spot as any- it's often referred to as the spot of the battle that marked the beginning of the end for the despised Batista regime. Calling it ...
... was left to wait for close to half an hour only to say goodbye at the gate.
This was the first of the female pilots on the trip.
The plane was a little late getting into Toronto but that was no problem as the flight for Montreal didn't leave until 9:15.
Uneventful flight to Montreal (and short).
The Montreal - Santa Clara flight was a different matter. The flight was almost 35 minutes late leaving and it was full, so ...
... the sky was tinting darker shades of salmon and orange. I decided to stay up and watch the view. We soon were out on the autopista and I spied a sign SC 44k away. That was the good news, the bad news being we had to make a very extended uphill climb into the ...
... which was quite good. It consisted mostly of photos from Ernesto Guevara Lynch's childhood and through his years as a medical student, then later as a guerrilla. It was interesting to find out from one of our tour group that Che Guevara's mother was originally from Galway, Ireland. Although short on information about Che's childhood in Argentina, it was nice to see some early photographs of the person who was to become a hero in Cuba.
We then ...
... so I changed them as I'll need USD later in my trip.
Stopped and had something to eat as they were off on bus heading for Palenque, then we went back to the Hotel to collect their stuff, we said our goodbyes and they headed off to the bus station whilst I went to have a Siesta as I hadn't slept very well on the bus.
Later, I headed back into town, bought a hoodie-fleece and had a Pizza...