Travel Blogs from Varadero
... and more than 250 boats take tourists on excursions, some of them day trips, most over night. The tour guides and some tour books claim that there are 1,969 rock formations but that's inaccurate. That number has been used for a little over forty years, since 1969 was the year Ho Chi Minh died.
Our boat for the night was the Paloma Cruises. We boarded it at the ...
... a glimpse into the daily life of a big minority group, Black H'Mong. They are much friendlier than and definitely not as aggressive as the ladies. The hike through the mountains and rice paddies was just picture perfect. There was a nice waterfall about half-way. And with this village, we got to see how the local people really lived and worked. Water buffalos play an important role in Sapa because they help to plough the rice fields as there is no modern machinery to ...
... andre ting.
Paa veien inn til sentrum, var vi innom en bensinstasjon, som noe uventet viste seg aa ha en del matvarer. Ergo fikk vi handlet inn en del smaatterier til morgendagens etappe.
Dagen etter gjorde vi ikke stort annet enn å forberede oss på å sette ankerplattformen i retning Marina Hemingway.
... slutt fikk vi hoppe av og mine to medseilere og jeg satte straks kursen mot nærmeste hotell. Noen drømte vel om fast grunn under føttene, aircondition og skygge, mens andre av oss lengtet etter en kald øl!
På dette hotellet ble Roger to netter og jeg og Steinar tre netter. Roger bestemte seg nemlig for å dra hjem en uke før tiden. Det var en tøffere tur en normalt frem til Cayo Guillermo. Steinar og jeg slappet av og nøt aircondition, stor seng (hver vår!) ...
... a card which has a different rule attached. When you draw the King, you get to
make a rule which everyone must follow. I made the rule that everyone had to
speak in different accents other than their own country's accent for one game
which turned out to be hilarious. Every accent was attempted, the Irish accent
was butchered but one of the lads doing an Indian accent was priceless. The
beers definitely made it all ...