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- Outdoor pool
- Adult pool
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... Karina; Emily an Irish girl; Gillian from Scotland; Carol and Kevin, an older couple from Aus as well as another pair of couples; Kristina and Tatyana, both from Switzerland; Fiona I think from Brisbane (Pricilla, Queen of the Desert) and another Irish girl Anne Marie.Mickel took us to a local joint for dinner that was probably a bit small for a group our size. It was a cool joint though and the food was great; the shrimp in garlic oil was absolutely ...
... black people are still not as equal as the fairer Cubans.
Is it coincidence, or have we simply been blind until now to Cubans playing chess anywhere; when we walk up to a bici-taxi for a ride, we see that the driver is playing a game of chess while waiting for customers. And he seems a bit reluctant to interrupt the game; maybe ...
... of planes have all landed one after another from Lima, Amsterdam, Venezuela etc. and although we landed first it would appear Mexico comes last in priority. After half an hour waiting we are beginning to get a bit worried, but eventually they turn up and we go straight through customs. We meet up fairly easily with out Havanatur tour rep, Manuel and after queuing up to change our Euros to Cuban Convertable Pesos (CUC known as Cook) ...
... when travelling here again. Which I don't plan for now, simply because there are so many places in the world that I haven't seen yet :-)
What I would do differently if I would travel here again
Fortunately my brother also brought with him some Spanish language skills that were of great help. I tried to communicate in some self-developed Spanish (derived from my knowledge of the French language), but this wasn't working at all. My brother often said to ...
... relative to our experience and extremely short stay in Cuba, but were ultimately closer to the truth than those which we espoused before visiting. In light of this struggle, it was refreshing for me, personally, to hear from a Brooklynite herself that Cuba’s revolution was far from a failure, that the United States was to blame (along with Cuban shortcomings) for stifling much of the island’s potential growth ...