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... are used for buses and local shops etc. The other currency is called a convertible pesos and it is the one used for all tourist activity; excursions, tours and buying items of high value. They effectively are dollars. All taxi drivers and some street food sellers try to scam tourists by charging in tourist pesos when the price should be in local ones, hence they end up paying 25 times the items value. Another popular scam is random people trying to sell you ...
... back to Havana. We arrived at our casa just after lunch and spent the afternoon at the beach, which is about half an hour out of Havana (both the water and the sand were incredibly warm). We got the last bus back and met up with the Australian guy who we'd ran into a few days prior (he had an even more horrible start to his trip in Cuba with none of his credit cards working in the Cuban banks until 4 days in, so he had to live off the little cash he had and a bit we lent him). ...
... original establishment had slightly dubious cleanliness but gained a reputation for its fantastic, cheap cocktails (very popular with the North Americans during Prohibition). Today we went to a rare brew-on-site bar. Very honey flavoured beer. It's a case of wandering round for a couple of hours, then finding somewhere to get a drink- cos it's so hot The boys are adapting to the heat, tout hassle, and culture, very well. PK is enjoying all the old cars, ...
... and old buildings before finding somewhere for lunch. Found this lovely wine and cheese place to mix it up a bit and have a bit of a European feel. We went back to the chocolate museum for another cold chocolate, they really are amazing! We then meandered around town and the harbour before heading back to our accommodation at Casa Mercy in the Vedado suburb.
For our last day in Havana, we ...
... of old American cars imported before the embargo and relatively empty shelves in stores and pharmacies. There was also the very interesting mix of people in Cuba of different racial origin: Latinos, black people (i.e. offsprings from the former slaves) and white people, creating a very multicultural society. And there was the most prominent part of Cuban culture: music and dancing. Every place we went there was some live music in the evenings with people dancing to it and lots ...
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