Travel Blogs from Cienfuegos
... a crane, entirely by hand, and is the tallest
building in Habana, maybe Cuba. A few years
ago, the elevator failed, but it's good now. The view was wonderful, the drink
Today we said adios to our new amigos at
ArteDel and got on the big bus to Trinidad.
It was great, very comfortable and roomy, but the ride was long. Nearly 7 hours. Once out of Habana, the countryside opened up
and it was beautiful. Carts and ...
... In addition to wandering blondes there are a number of spectacular buildings all through the town and it gives the place an almost un-Cuban feel. Marinas, palaces, casinos, etc don't see to fit with the rest of communist Cuba but they have been carefully restored giving the town a splash of plush (the Marina is already hosting a number of traveling yachters- the first time in Cuba we've seen tea drinkers with their pinkies properly ...
Today, we pick up a rental car and we drive to Cienfuegos, about 300km on the Southern part of the island. We have a hard time finding the highway because there is virtually no signage. So, we do like the Cubans do and we keep stopping for directions. It really works. Some suburbs of Havana must have been built ...
... between pitcher and catcher seemed to come up after each out. An infielder or two wandering to the mound to be caught up on the plan. We left the game that started at 8:15, at 11, at the top of the sixth inning. The whole crowd much like a stadium full of American bleacher fans was an unforgettable experience. Fans breathe life into the game of baseball, without them the sport is slow. In Cuba, the game is vibrant played to the rhythm of salsa music with fans dancing the night ...
... as a member of the Cuban cycling team. He had competed in numerous inter-American championships and won several titles.He told us he was a good escalador (climber) and was also not too bad at the contra-reloj (time trial) though apparently los colombianos are the best climbers and los canadienses impress in the TT. By this point we had arrived at the casa, but this did not stop Nelson who wanted to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting