Memories HolguíN Beach Resort
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... an observation to make. With a limited number of cars on the island, having a car means you have a responsibility (rather than a small business) to load your car up with people if they are going the same way. Everyone hitchhikes -the first nice rep D told me she does and many other hotel staff. So as we were driving Venny gestured and hooted most people and cars signalling he can't stop and pick them up. Clearly he does so most days and you can see ...
... a 50s American car taxi driven by Venni, to then catch a bus to Santiago. Arrival there evening-time. Can't wait! As nice as it is here - probably most atmospheric and greenest from all the resorts alongside Playa Pasquero, even though others are certainly 'posher' - i'm done with being reined in and rained on. Onwards. Btw the winner of favourite cocktail is El Presidente. Never had it before, but no surprise ...
... to Playa Blanca.
Overall Gibara has some real nicely restored buildings and is very quiet to be here.
View on Gibara
Originally we wanted to drive up to the Spanish Fort… but Paul didn’t like a lot of the roads, so we ended up at the very top. And barely parked some women came and started talking with necklaces. So Gine left and enjoyed the view down on the city ...
... out on our balcony, drank the coffee, ate the sandwiches and read a book for quite a while before we ventured out again.
Our next foray was to go to another lecture but when I saw that it was about art I decided to pass on that. We stumbled into the Casino – it was on the way to wherever we were heading – and then we watched a couple of people play a machine which sweeps coins into the trough. We were fascinated by ...
After this, we boarded the bus for our visit to Cuadernos Papiro. This is a local print shop that early 20th century printing equipment and traditional papermaking techniques to make art prints and perform custom print jobs for local organizations. They also serve as a printing museum that showcases traditional printing techniques. One of their employees showed us how they make paper. They start with old ...