Hostal Santa Elena
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... said: Nothing much! After one hour we had visited all the places listed in the Lonely Planet, except for the small museums which we were not interested in. The top attraction in this decent sized town (yes it has 100.000 inhabitants) was the Puente Yayabo, a bridge across the dirty and stinky Yayabo River, which had been built by the Spanish colonists in 1815 and is now a national monument. Wow! Since the next bus to Santa Clara only left at 3 pm in ...
... where, like something out of a dream, a man was playing Sinatra’s “My Way” on the piano to perfection, along with a string of other well-known western ballads.
Eventually, some hours later, we reached our destination. Trinidad is Cuba’s best preserved colonial city and is a UNESCO declared World Heritage Site. It’s much bigger than Vinales but still has a quaint feel, with its narrow cobblestone streets and horses and cowboys visible ...
... afternoon, where we will celebrate our last evening together.
The trip to the hotel was long and slow. What should have taken us 90 minutes, ended up taking over 2 and a half hours. The little country road we had taken was full of potholes and the bus had to weave around them and the various types of traffic around as well. It had also rained quite heavily during the course of the evening and the potholes were full of water, so the driver was not at all sure ...
... wherever in all the different types of transport Cuba has to offer like walking, riding bikes, being carried on a bike, horse & cart taxis, ox & cart, 1950īs motorbikes with side cars, 1950īs classic cars, 1970īs Russian sedans, 1970īs single cylinder Russian motorbikes & best of all 1950īs yellow American school buses.
We made our way back to town via a pedestrian bridge & stopped to watch the raging river that was especially ...
Visitng Havanah was amazing, I was most keen to see the old town and revolutionary square, and of course Cuba Royal ballet! i toured most of new town and old town, a cigar factory and many other places! it was very hot, in a ncie way, and it was interesting to learn about Che and Castro and ...
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- Swimming pool
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- Room service
- Fitness/Health center