Travel Blogs from Cayo Largo
... match. What's the point of having two countries when they're both **** at football?! Why couldn't I have married a Brazilian?!
The next day we walked around the city for a bit and then we decided it was too hot and went to the Sailing Club for a swim in their pool and a couple of ubiquitous mojitos. That night we strolled along the Malecon, which is just as great a place to hang out as its ...
After a week in Havana which included a crash course in revolutionary history we were heading to the Bay of Pigs. After discussions with the gentlemen who had organized our accommodation it was decided to hire a car and driver rather than just a car. The cost was going to be about the same and the driver would supposedly improve our ability to navigate and communicate with the locals. We all agreed this was a great plan, however, car and driver problems began before ...
... to be booked well in advance. Lack of funds has allowed the public transport system to degenerate into an inefficient and unloved part of the social revolution.
Recently private operators have been allowed to convert old trucks to passenger use. They are not very comfortable, but at least provide a regular and reliable service at a very affordable price.
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.
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool