Hostal Jose y Kirenia
Travel Blogs from Trinidad
... It seemed to cater for the pleasure yachts that were touring the Caribbean. The only Cubans in there would have been the staff. The gates were opened and closed for us to arrive and depart. The architecture was once again amazing with all sorts of influences - French Colonial to Art Deco. Trinidad is well deserved of it's UNESCO World Heritage Status. The town celebrated 500 years last year. The rejuvenation of the Centro Historico has ...
They say children are our future treasure. As you can see here, Cuba respects it's children. They look happy and healthy and all school children wear uniforms. Part of our "people to people" schedule is to visit schools and participate in after school programmes which are supported by parent/teacher organizations.
As you will tell by the photos, different grades have different colour uniforms. ...
These two cities are colonial treasures. Each is approaching their 500th. Anniversary with lots of restoration and renovation going on.
The main square in Sancti Spiritus had been totally ploughed up during one visit. All labour had been suspended due to the discovery of a burial site beneath the plaza. On my ...
... But pretty cute. Day 31: Another awesome breakfast at our casa, then we're off to the tour office for our jeep ride and trek through the Topes de Collantes, a national park. The ride in is majorly bumpy but we arrive and start our tour at a family-owned coffee plantation. Our guide explains the traditional way of how Cubans made coffee. We have two espressos and feel pretty zingy afterwards. And we see a tiny little hummingbird. We reach the Caburni waterfall about half an hour ...
... y Jose and prep for our next destination, Santa Clara. Turns out that while credit cards and bank cards tied to US banks don't work in Cuba you can still exchange the Great Satan's dollares for CUC and pesos too for a 10% service charge. Woot!
Jose has us booked on the bus so Rachel should be able to give her elbows a break tomorrow. Let's hope so. Think of the poor Cubans!
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