Hotel Riu Varadero

Caradero Cuba, Varadero, Cuba | 5 star resort
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Travel Blogs from Varadero

FIDEL CASTRO SLEPT HERE

A travel blog entry by rachel21601

16

... to see their printing press and were shown an old Xerox copier; apparently, it wasn't clear, the pages are hand-lettered the old-fashioned way and then reproduced by machine.

Across the street, housed in an elegant French-style building, an old pharmacy dating from 1882, La Farmacia Francesa Triollett, is now the Pharmacy Museum. It was fascinating to see the old receipt books, compounding equipment, pill molds, label drawers, a distiller, powders, ...

Tourists

A travel blog entry by jeri.katherine

3

Yesterday, we drove from Trinidad to Santa Clara, the town which Che Guevara lead the takeover of during the revolution. We visited his mausoleum and monument. It was incredibly large and awesome in my opinion because it included his letter to Fidel which explained why he was leaving Cuba - to help other Latin American countries lead revolutions. Che was a cool guy and is revered all over Cuba.

There are also many posters of 5 men's faces that say "Volverán" ...

Matanzas City

A travel blog entry by cookcorn

28

... buildings here are mainly 19th century and I can imagine in its heyday it was another stunning city. It’s built around a massive bay of crystal clear water and is divided by numerous rivers and full of bridges. What’s killed it for us is the air quality. The diesel fumes seems to sit in the street until early evening when the traffic lessens a bit. Even in our casa – an old hacienda type place with fantastic high ceilings and a great ...

Mark From Canada

A travel blog entry by dragonbeetlebum

... to stop any Cuban Pesos leaving the Island on an airplane. The value is exactly the same, it just means I’m essentially carrying around a collection of vouchers as opposed to having an iconic face stuffed in my pocket. It doesn’t really make any difference to me but I bet it makes cashing up a till a bit of a nightmare for the locals on an evening.

To conclude, I really appreciate Cuba for its distinctive style; Cuba as a country has a very colourful ...

MY EXPERIENCES ABOUT SAPA TREKKING AND HOMESTAY TO

A travel blog entry by jenifer08022011

... 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 ...

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