El Meson de la Flota
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... and curious. We were instantly captivated.
Wandering through the back alleyways near San Francisco Square, we found a lively trifecta of pavement restaurant’s with an offer of 10 CUCS for a main dish, rice, beans and a mojito. (1 Cuc is a little over USD$1 so a bargain!) John and I had our first of MANY lobsters (I counted about 6 lobster dishes within 5 days, it was everywhere and so cheap!) and probably one of the best meals we’d had in a very long time. ...
... of immeasurable wealth and she was asking for a little something. You can't blame her, I would probably have tried too. Julio Lobo was an interesting character though, he amassed all this wealth, he was a screwd businessman. But he supported the revolution and when Che Guevara became the minister of finance briefly, he summoned Julio in the middle of the night to have a chat. Che had gone through Julio's account and found nothing wanting but this man was a capitalist and the ...
... you don’t even feel like you are in their home. Costs about USD$30 per night. Contact Leon Leunamrguez85@gmail.com or Jorge firstname.lastname@example.org, they can arrange almost anything in Cuba! So efficient! Taxi’s, accommodation, guides etc etc.
Internet – Not freely available, somewhat suppressed. You need to go to big hotels and buy a card for access. Costs $8 per hour and shuts down at ...
... building, with entry through an always unlocked iron barred gate to an open area, up dark narrow stairs to our lovely non English speaking casa owners apartment, which was secured behind massive iron barred gate and triple locked door. This is a normal apt in havana but we never saw crime or felt uneasy, only beggars and taxi drivers bothered you. We were told not to flush paper down toilet but bin provided. Oops had seen ...
... and its nearby scenery. Since we had four days in Havana, we decided to take it slow. We walked around each day, and visited several of the more famous places like the Hotel Nacional, as seen in the Godfather III, and La boguita del Medio, a bar where Ernest Hemmingway came a lot to drink cocktails. We also visited a tobacco factory, and a rum distillery. We learned how to dance salsa the last day, and then our time was up. We prepared for our early drive tomorrow to Santa Clara. ...