TripAdvisor Reviews Tortuga Lodge Cuba
Travel Blogs from Cuba
... around there. After that was back to Parque Central where we spent a bit of time wandering around Old Havana before it got too hot and it was siesta time!
All the food and drink was very cheap in Cuba. I drank a lot of mojitos which are usually about $3.50 to $4 each. The local beer is around $2. We ate out for every meal as there was obviously no American chain stores, but also no convenience food of any kind really and we had no facilites to ...
... ones disappointed in the busy restaurant which provided little to no service. Although we must give kudos for the cheese crema (soup). We packed up the dry inedible roast pork leg to give to some stray dogs on the way home. Of the four dogs Bec fed, two turned up their nose at the pork and walked away! Chinatown "Only restaurant with a Chinese chef" claimed every restaurant on the street! With each menu including pizza and pasta we searched for a menu with actual ...
... This privately owned museum contains Inca and other Indian civilization artifacts dating back 4,000 years. It is considered to be one of the best archaeological museums in South America. It was truly impressive how many intact ceramic pots, figurines, and jewelry were found, saved from grave robbers and now reside in this museum. An archaeologist took us on a hour tour of the main items on display ...
... we approached, he took
one look at me, burst into a huge smile and gave me a big Cuban style hug. We talked
about the group I had come with and all the nicknames we had given each other.
I was Flower Girl because of the
chicken which had pecked at the big yellow flower on my shirt while we sat
chatting (well we were chatting until that happened, then I was shrieking!). He
told us to go to his home where his sons and grandson were. So we did. ...
... a ship and fire can be a problem. It’s great fun to watch them make vases, cups, bowls and more intricate objects. We sailed on a sister ship of this one 2 years ago, cruising on the Solstice from Sydney to Honolulu. We saw similar glass blowing demonstrations then. Beyond that, the deck plan of this ship is identical to the Solstice. In fact, we’re in an identical suite, aft, port corner, but 2 decks lower than the ...
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