Travel Blogs from Havana
... 8217;t have to worry about how I was going to survive the next three days on 21 CUC. I was also then free to explore the idea of scuba diving a little more. Unfortunately, the tourist information desk at the hotel had NO information on it, so I’m going to have to hope that I can go tomorrow when I show up at the Hotel Copacabana.
I walked down the Malecon for a while and found a decent little restaurant to ...
... vegetables, or even vegetables in many restaurants.
From there, we went back to Havana, to the neighborhood of Guanabaco. We visited the local museum, Museo Municipal de Guanabaco. We cam to learn about Santeria, the Religion that merges Roman Catholic traditions with the traditions of the Yoruba faith of West Africa.
The highlight of this visit was when the staff of the museum put on ...
... the first day our first big challenge was to get in an illegal taxi, we were told this is what the locals do, the cars go in a straight line so you need to figure out which direction you are going in and get dropped off as close as possible to your final destination. Once you've figured out the direction first thing you do is pull an illegal taxi over, these are the old Chevrolet's, fords and dodgers with a taxi sign showing on the windshield or on top of the car. You then ask in your ...
... fun. First of all they made fun of my pronunciation and 4 of them discussed where we actually wanted to go then as Aimara had said no more than 4 we countered their 7 cuc with 4. They laughed so we offered 3 to which they immediately said 20. Very funny except we had to walk off before one of them agreed to 4. Home to the door though so we were pleased we knew where we were going and could give such good directions - we really are old hands in Havana ...
... right on the corner of the Malecon and Prado with a splendid view over 'Bahia de la Habana'. The next two days we ventured through the streets of Habana Vieja with its dilapidated houses, open plazas and fantastic atmosphere. Here seductive beauty and spectacular decay go hand in hand. Everywhere we could see incredibly rusty but still running old-timers - a great sight! In the heat of the day we sat in nice, open-air restaurants and sipped refreshing Mojitos, Cuba ...
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