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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... streets (slum filled or glorious) were riveting to the western tourist. I am not sure why we so enjoy gawping at poverty and decrepitude?
Ari took us all on a very brief tour along the Prado (which means meadow) and around the main sites. There was too much to take in and, feeling stunned, we were led into a restaurant for what would become our standard fare - beans and rice, salad of cucumber and chopped cabbage, grilled pork or chicken. A team ...
... from? Monday or Sunday? This is a Catholic country after all, and surely the train would leave on different days each week as there were seven days last time I checked, Madness!
I asked the woman at the information desk inside the dimly lit monolith that constitutes Havana's central station, when the next train direct to Guantanamo would be leaving, in my best Spanish. Which was pretty decent after my refresher lessons in Panama. Or so I thought. She flicked through ...
... a physician by profession), were very welcoming and a great sport giving their guests fantastic advice on what to do and organizing things whenever they could. My verdict: when in Havana, burn you LonelyPlant and ask Rodolfo. At $12 a night in a 6 bed dorm this place was a good deal and I can definitely recommend it.
From my point of view, one of the best things to do in Havana is get your walking shoes on and just spend the day wandering around the old as well as the ...
... s and Hornby's but we were thinking of you all and missing that special family time of the year. We certainly did have a lovely time at Xcalak and Sin Duda, it is one of the best places we've been to so far. So much so we couldn't help looking in real estate windows: for only $100,000 US you can buy a block of land straight onto the Carribean or a holiday house for $250,000, how amazing is that! If anyone wants to go in, let us know ...
... and has a pirate as part of its logo – hey, what’s not to like there?) while a wild peacock sauntered on by.
After lunch I went out on an adventure, walking along the Malecon, or Havana’s long stretch of seawall, and allowing the magical incantation of “Si” to lead me into the backseat of a bicycle taxi (Havana’s answer to the tuk tuk), driven by a sweet young guy who first took me to some artist studios with a Sunday afternoon dance ...