Villa Pupi Y Norma
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... a huge tree just outside. Dozens of horses were pastured nearby, as it is a breeding ranch. Dinner was really good, with especially memorable fresh, hot bread with sweet butter. I spent the afternoon in the rocking chair on the porch, reading “What Everyone Needs to Know about Cuba” and in the evening we figured out how to make the TV work and watched an early 80s movie with Meryl Streep and Robert DeNiro called Falling in Love. Perfect end to a Valentine’s ...
... as I walk away from the elinas casa particular Im genuienly sad to be leaving, maybe I should just stay here, but the lure of the other unvisited parts of cuba are too much of a draw, plus a new friend said to me once you have to leave somewhere to know that you miss it. 7 hour bus journey ahead to the colonial town of trinidad, apparently second only to havana for the tourist interest, and along with it the jineteros....just as im leaving one pest, the mosquito, another takes its place.
... haben wir dem Treiben auf der Strasse stundenlang zugeschaut. Vinales hat wunderschöne kleine farbige Häuser und sieht sehr gepflegt aus. Da hier feuchtes warmes Wetter herrscht und sich der Boden zum Anbau eignet, gibt es hier viele Farmen. Entweder wird Tabak oder dann Gemüse und Früchte angebaut. So fuhren den ganzen Tag Farmer auf und ab und manchmal fuhr auch ein Oldtimer zu, huppte und verkaufte zum Kofferraum raus Gemüse und/oder Früchte. Wir haben mit Roger ein paar ...
... laid-off workers were still given all community benefits and continue to this day to draw a salary.
Cuba has suffered greatly since the collapse of the Soviet Union and has only waveringly been able to stand on it’s own two feet, perhaps a result of opening tourism and legalising the US dollar in 1993. Its weird and cumbersome but perhaps slightly brilliant two level economy means that tourist related activities can be charged at a more ‘global tourist ...
... leaves they use to make up the cigar. The final layer or presentation leaf rolled around at the very end are grown in green houses to protect them from the elements- growing a large, beautiful, soft leaf.
After the explanation it was time for the practical lesson, rolling the cigar. The owner of the farm proceeds to choose the best leaves from the line up on the table in front of her & in 20 seconds flat, the perfect cigar is rolled before our ...
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