Spiaggia Playa Bacuranao
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... heading out again, Dan tried to use the key in the lock on the inside and it broke in two! The first use of my new Leatherman tool with pliers was to extract the piece of the key still inside the lock. I spent a few minutes gathering some phrases in Spanish to explain what happened and then called "Don't worry" Leo—he promised to come the next morning but for the evening, we were locked in. Just as well, as we had been putting off ...
... state, most businesses are government run. On the one side ordinary Cubans travel in old cars that they have kept running for more than 50 years, because due to the US trade embargo they can't get replacement parts or new cars from America, and can't afford to buy cars from let's say China. On the other hand, the package tourists (most of the tourists in Cuba arrange their entire travel at home) are transported in modern Chinese and Korean buses and stay in hotels that could ...
... that point.
While we were there, I was fascinated by a lot of the artwork criticizing the revolution, but the paintings that I stared at the longest were a series of landscapes by Tomás Sanchez, a painter whose landscapes I could almost describe as a form of meditation. There was one of a forest on the opposite side of a river reflected in the river itself, and if the painting had been upside down, I wouldn't have been able to tell which side was ...
... a pair of maracas and swaying completely out of time to the beat. Further afield was San Francisco square housing a beautiful old church built in the 1739. Heading towards the edge of the old town you ended up at the start of the Malecon, a scenic 8km stretch of esplanade edging the sea. On our first day in town we walked most of the way, dodging the big waves that crashed against the stone walls and left a spray of salt over you, but we rehydrated with yet another mojito from ...
... We toured the glass houses, then went on a tractor-pulled ride around the 600 hectares (1500 acres) of land. The idea behind the landscaping was to have areas of the park dedicated to Cuban plants, those of tropical zones in Australia, the Americas, and Asia, and then those from the ancient plants that have been around for millennia. As our guide book said, the Japanese gardens were ...
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