Eden Village Cayo Largo
Travel Blogs from Cayo Largo
... not a bad way to start the day. The rest of the day involved having a nice lunch, a couple more mojitos and chilling out in this really pleasant bayside city - like a Cuban Melbourne!
What we learnt
Cuba is a very diverse place.
We don't know a thing about architecture.
If you want to go salsa dancing, have a nap first and go out late!
... on a Friday before a long weekend, upwards of $1.70 per litre.
So the car arrived and even I was surprised. It looked like a VW polo only smaller, its wheels were less then 12 inches and it appeared to have no boot. After a little work to squeeze in our bags, we were leaving most of our luggage in Havana off we went. It seems even with tiny wheels and a 1.3 litre engine you can still get a matchbox car full of people up to 140 km/h on the highway. Add to ...
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 ...
Cienfuegos is a relatively new city, incorporated in 1819 by French settlers. Its main square is a wonderful architectural melange, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2005. Our "people to people" activities there include a visit to an art school and a concert by ...
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.