Villa Pupi Y Norma
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... entrance. Unfortunately I had arrived at the same time as a bus load of tourists so hung back whilst they headed inwards. The caves are pretty wide in most parts and high too. The floor has been cemeted flat, and coloured lights have been dotted throughout. Professional outfit it must be a big tourist draw. They aren't very long, and finish up with some water where a boat expertly manouvered through.
I hung around here for an extra half ...
This morning 6:30 wake up and Alexandro drove us in his 1980 Soviet era Lada to the Hotel Deauville. Here we waited from 7:30 to 8:15 for the bus to take us to Vinales. While waiting, we saw two young women with backpacks trying to check into the hotel. They "lost" the reservation and sent them away, unhappy. Since this is low season, I suspect they were denied because either they were backpackers, or there was a thought they were gay. Gays get no respect from ...
... behind the bar of a snack stand (no customers), lively and happy in the space that was big enough only for them.
The road to Rancho La Guabina is about 4 km off the main road along an untrafficked road, which was a beautiful ride. We scored a large and spotless room with a private bathroom and water that gushes out of the faucet, not to mention two patios, each with two rocking chairs overlooking a gorgeous, quiet, and country-fragrant outlook. ...
... they did not dissapoint. I play dominoes with amando, omar and his boy, ive not played for years, and im sure there is a skill to it but im still convinced its more luck but it was hilarious to see how serious the cubans take it...slamming the dominoes on the table when they can go, and getting into what seems to be full on arguments when the round ends but omar just laughs at armando when he gets irrate. The second night on returning to the casa, amando, omar and his boy ...
... west of Havana in tobacco growing country. The 5 days in Havana were great, not in the least because of the owners of our Casa Particular (Joel and Yadillis) who went out of their way to make us feel at home and who were definitely the kindest, most caring people we have come across so far.
The area around Viņales is strangely reminiscent of North Vietnam with (I assume) lime-stone rock formations (mogotes) that protrude form an otherwise flat landscape. As ...
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