TripAdvisor Reviews Tortuga Lodge Cuba
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... 4 days. 9# STATUES ARE OUR NEW SAFARI I hate statues. Dust collectors and images of old ladies homes filled with over stacked shelves of royal momentos is something I've always shied away from unless it had a dual purpose. But somewhere between my love of deep cupboards and meeting my hubby we have taken buying animal ornaments into 5 star safari status...now being the proud owners of a metalwork ant, leather yellow pig, mosaic lizard, artistic dodo ...
These two cities are colonial treasures. Each is approaching their 500th. Anniversary with lots of restoration and renovation going on.
The main square in Sancti Spiritus had been totally ploughed up during one visit. All labour had been suspended due to the discovery of a burial site beneath the plaza. On my ...
... men didn’t use their special skill to get ahead; instead, they used it for the good of their community. Rather than selling the fish they caught at market, they would either barter or share it with their neighbors. One member of our group asked the fishermen if they were familiar with Hemingway’s Old Man in the Sea. Eduardo, the eldest fisherman who looked as if he could have been Hemingway’s inspiration, replied with a giant grin: ...
... little while to catch up on his bici-taxi (nowhere near as fast as the Ferraris; Dan could barely drive it, given the chance). Today he was representing Switzerland in lycra cycling shorts and jersey, and he looked really sharp. He led us to first one casa (fully booked) and then to “El Chino,” along the way calling out exuberant greetings to children we passed. His mannerisms and shouts of joy were reminding me of someone and later we realized that he ...
... with Cuban crew members of the ship.
It is not an easy life. First, they have to get a passport, which costs 100 Cuban Convertible Pesos (roughly $100 USD) This is a tremendous amount of money in a country where many people make only about 15-20 pesos a month. Then the government makes them go through a lengthy application process. Assuming that ...
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