TripAdvisor Reviews Tortuga Lodge Cuba
Travel Blogs from Cuba
... from nor cal and 1 boy from Brazil who was very confused about the rules. He said they didn't make much sense. Usually a taxi is 4 soles and someone at the airport got him to get one for 25 soles, so he was pretty upset the he got ripped off. After the meeting we went to get some gelato, it was so plain and so expensive. Mom needed to get a chip for her phone to make calls, and on the way to the store she had barely touched her ice cream and she saw ...
... we run into a chess café. Chess is a favourite Cuban pastime, or should I say serious sport, so it is strange that it’s only now that we see people playing it. Scrutinized by the obiquitous Che.
We take a communal taxi to Morón, about 30 kilometres north. Morón is Cuba’s central train junction and has a station that shows the importance in the past. The large, dark, but cool hall, with some light falling through a ...
... a paladar that caters mainly for Cubans; the prices are stated in Moneda Nacional. The food is great (in this case Camagüeyan) and prices lower than in the tourist digs.
The cable for the battery chargers of my cameras have slipped from the bedside table under the bed in Trinidad and it is hard to get a Víazul driver to take it along to Camagüey. So I try in different shops to get one, but here all ...
Thursday April 16
I ran out of my bottled water, so David and Glenda and I walked
several blocks to the first store. They had bottled water on the floor but they
wouldn't let us buy any as they were still taking inventory. So we wandered off
to the next store and experienced success-they not only had water but were
interested in selling it-bonus! We bought an 8L flat, which although it was
cheaper to buy that much, it was also heavier. Between the ...
... looked up at the
certificate on his wall. Medico de vetranario (my translation)! They took me to
a vet??!! He took and quick look at my arm, said to put some iodine on it and
then asked how the dog was doing! In retrospect, I learned he was a vet but he
specialized in treating the people dogs bite and he asked that to determine if
the dog might be rabid. Glenda and I sat for what seemed ages while Jorge and
the doctor swapped dog bite ...
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