TripAdvisor Reviews Tortuga Lodge Cuba
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... s birthday we went for a meal and some drinks at a local restaurant, was very impressed with the steak! For the morning of Anna's birthday, Rhiannon and I had planned a champagne breakfast, however we hadn't really thought about it being a Sunday, so all the shops were shut so Shansel fortunately provided us with a shot of vodka, always a good way to start! Feeling a little worse for wear we wandered around the town to see the local markets before a well needed nap in ...
CUBA Feb 2015
The flight was 9 hours, and we landed in Havana just before sundown. Our introduction to Cuba was a 2 hour queue to get through customs! Since we three were among the first through from our flight, we were able to queue for nearly another hour for Cuban currency (CUCs).
There are two currencies in Cuba, one for the tourists, and one for the locals; you can’t take money out nor into the country. 1 CUC roughly equates to $1 US.
... Casa to stay in Santiago so we jumped in a super-****** Lada taxi at the station. When we got there the lady told us there was no water so she walked us to her friends house. Thankfully it was only a few minutes walk away up the steep hills.
Our intention was to only stay one night in Santiago, so our next mission was to go to the bus station and buy a ticket to Baracoa. We decided to skip Guantanamo as the name's probably more interesting than the place. The bus station ...
Today, and tomorrow, we just cruise. Headed to Aruba, we spent the day with Cuba sliding by on the horizon.
Spent the time reading, watching the artists playing with lava at the hot glass show on the top deck, and having an occasional nosh. My current favorite ways to ...
... Pais planned in Santiago. After 7 days they arrived on the Yacht Granma in the oriente on Dec 2, 1956 – which was 2 days to late. Batista’s soldiers found them 2 days later and only a dozen survived and 3 little groups.
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