TripAdvisor Reviews Tortuga Lodge Cuba
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... the white elephant which is our return home but it was hard to pretend like t wasn't there. We skirted around it as best we could but there it is hanging over you like a shadow. I in particular don't like the ending of holidays especially when they've been so good but here I was faced with the it, in its glaringly obviousness. Oh well. Off to Santiago, Chile before heading to Sydney via Auckland. All good things must come to an end, or so they ...
... view and sharon got an excellent opportunity to photograph the locals.
After cooling off, we went out in search of lunch. Sharon on her first day had gone around Havana, so she knew certain parts better than me. We walked past the Hotel Sevilla, a World Heritage Site and known for all the famous people who stayed there. We went to the Museum of Revolution, that hosts Granma, the ship that carried Fidel Castro and other people from Mexico. I didn't know ...
... Land of Kylie Minogue" With no hope of avoiding the sales pitch of an obviously gay Cuban man, we tried the strawberry icecream served in a coconut. Impressed by his original answer to the question "where are you from" of "land of Kylie Minogue" and as opposed to the "oh kangaroo" (pronounced kanguroo) that we had heard so much. He then proceeded to tell us Kylie is his #2 ***** and Madonna #1, perhaps another lost in translation moment where his meaning was best ...
... help you think where you would be able to find a solution. But of course the first thing I should have done is to ask a bici-taxi-driver where to find such a cable. The first one I tell about my problem immediately says: “Let’s try El Chino”. Behind an iron barred door under one of the arcades of CN sits a young guy with vague traces of Chinese ancestry, who efficiently orders his helping hand to dig into ...
... plus more catacombs and we saw and spoke briefly to a guy who'd been on the tour in Huaca Pucllana the previous day. We finally found some expensive coffee, probably because it was the only coffee shop in Lima, and went on advice to climb the tower of the Santo Domingo Church and Convent. The tower was shut. We didn't go into the church.
We wound up back at the hostel to collect our bags, and headed in good time to the bus terminal for our long ...
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