Travel Blogs from Xcalak
... in with an Abba sing-a-long. Then the evening was brought to a close with one final outing to the salsa club, where I had a dancing date with the salsa instructor from our free lesson the day before and perfected my dancing technique.
Although we were sad to say good-bye to Vinales after our 2-day stay, I know that I was excited to make it to our next destination of Trinidad. We hit the road early to begin the nine hour trek, stopping for lunch along the way at a ...
... feet of the water. Sawyer looked at me with frustration as he tried to meander through the stuff. We promised him that the snorkeling would be worth the two minutes of turtle grass.
We spent the next hour snorkeling in an underwater paradise. Everywhere we turned, we saw more and more coral with lots of colorful fish playing around. We weaved in and out of the coral city with the only sounds the occassional exclamation of ...
... previous Saturday!
Back to downloaded and diary update, moving away from the washrooms. Had another of the local cocktail, chatting mostly with our Alex. Tried the Bucanero Malta only to realize it was a non-alcoholic beer. Took some time to finish off a later Bucanero. Some crackle was brought out pre-1930 dinner, a black and white cat enjoying the liberal amounts I gave him.
Sat with sailor Neil, his stern wife and Red, ...
Cuba was such an interesting place...the communist regime is insane!...everyone still has rations of rice and beans and then you get only 8 eggs a month and milk up to 7 yers old...so strange...All the people are so friendly though and even offer cuban boyfriends included in excursions! Havana was so bustling...and itś crazy to see the streets just covered in these amazing old american cars...we went in a bright purple Buick,,,seriously bumpy but ...
... things were a little harder to find here (except rum) We were very patient with our new waiters & waitresses that didn't seem to have much to do, after 30min or so we got our plate of cabbage,beans & carrots roughly chopped up with some vinegar with floaty bits (garlic i assumed) we were still a little hungry so went ahead & ordered the Cheese & Ham roll specifically WITHOUT THE HAM! 10min later, it came, with the ham... he seemed to understand this time and it ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking