Travel Blogs from Cayo Largo
... on time before sunset.
Next, Cienfuegos, a nice quiet town that was once built by Frenchmen. Got some interesting pics on the road there.
We stayed a night at Cienfuegos and checked it out by night-time.
... us how to move brilliant and we got some funny conversations. Next day: pretty nice and long dive for our own group including feeding hundred of fishes around ur body ;-). We got to know two other Germans (Conni and Phillipp) from our Casa and played a funny Wordplay-Game by adding everything in German usage to "Rum", pretty creative folks around me! ...
... for it's official dedication/opening in December.
After lunch, we toured Santa Clara town center and learned of Che Guevara's Rebel Army attack that led to President Batista's fleeing the island.
From the center of town, we visited the local Senior Community Center and were provided with the opportunity to interact, play dominos and dance with this lively group of seniors.
On our return trip to Cienfuegos, we visited the Che Guevara ...
Today we continued our tour of Cienfuegos and traveled to Trinidad, one of the oldest colonial cities in the country. We started our morning at a local artisan center in Cienfuegos made up of painters, printers and lithographers. They described their art making process and the good work they do in the community working with young people and individuals with Down's Syndrome. Like many Cuban artists, supplies ...
... over the years. We then walk across the town Plaza to listen to the Cantores de Cienfuegos choral group. This group is made up of men and women who rehearse three hours a day and performed Cuban, Spanish and American songs for us. They sang beautifully. Their rendition of the American folk song, Shenandoah, brought a tear to my eye.
After the concert, we checked into the Hotel Jagua and dined in the hotel.
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool