Sol Cayo Largo
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... of the rest of the places we visited! It's a big city that has it's own Malecon, but it's a lot more laid-back and definitely more affluent than much of Havana. We stayed on the Peninsula and had a very refreshing and enjoyable time there.
What we did
The first day we watched Australia lose in their first World Cup match and the second day we watched England lose their first ...
... pretty sure we were eating our visitors. At one stage Rossy (Kristen) chased one into my room, she swears that it wasn’t a set up but as I opened the door there he was with her standing behind him, where else could he go.
The morning of the crab invasion I left Pacman and Rossy to spend some quality time with the crabs and headed of on a tour of the local national park, I took along my camera and was lucky enough to get some good shots of to rare Cuban birds.
In spite of its egalitarian principals, public transportation in Cuba is basic and poorly managed. Passengers sometimes have to wait very long periods for a bus to arrive. Morning queues are enormous, though everyone seems well behaved, if very frustrated. When a vehicle finally arrives it is extremely overloaded. Interprovincial routes have nice vehicles, but far too few of them, so ...
... Choir. We also visit a “ration shop” where products subsidised by the state are sold.
On the way to our next stopover, we visit the Bay of Pigs, called Playa Girón in Cuba. I won't go into the politics of this failed invasion here. Read for ...
We ended our stay in Varadero by taking a arranged dive excursion to the bay of pigs where we attended to stay after the two dives and continue east to either Playa Giron or further.
The dive here offered walls of corals and many exotic fishes and a small wreck.
We are so lucky. Just after the dives a bus heading to Trinidad passed by and we hoped on and went all the way.
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center