Hotel Riu Varadero

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

Chapter Fourteen - "Signs of the Times"

A travel blog entry by mmbcross on Jun 08, 2014

1 comment, 35 photos

Before I get to Havana, I want to show you how different publicity is in Cuba. There are no outdoor billboards advertising Coca Cola or Havana Club rum along the highways. In their place are signs advertising the glories of the revolution. It is as if the only signs you see on U.S. highways are praise for Barack Obama.

You will smile at some of the examples of the advertising arts that I have discovered along the way with my ...

MIMOSAS FOR BREAKFAST, CUBA LIBRES AT NIGHT

A travel blog entry by rachel21601 on Feb 11, 2014

14 photos

... and cheers. As the revolution was 65 years ago, I was surprised by her militancy.

Then the party began. We were offered plates of food and drinks from a table laden with fresh fruit, tea sandwiches, bottles of liquor and cans of beer and soft drinks and an enormous cake decorated as the Cuban flag. These Cubans were a match for any Jewish mother; it was all I could do from being force-fed.

Men and women, young, middle-aged ...

Roadside Pay Phone Job Interview

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan on Mar 04, 2012

4 photos

... but had plenty to keep us amused while we were in the water. At this point we capitalised on the stable weather and changed our original plan to head for an alternate second dive site instead of another nearby coral reef. This dive site was much more exciting as it gave us the opportunity to explore a tugboat wreck that was sunk along with several military vehicles for the benefit of the diving community. The visibility ...

Jeep safari, speed boats and swimming in a cave

A travel blog entry by tadzyla on Sep 19, 2011

19 photos

... jeep driver said, that people are making parts by it selves. It is very difficult to get the right part, but usually it is impossible. Sometimes parts are made from wood.
Saturn's cave is filled with fresh water, and the water is extremely transparent and cool. Depth of water is about 20 meters, but you can spot the bottom stones. If you dive, you can discover fishes and blind shrimps. We chilled out inside the cave, the ...

Beaching, snorkeling and night out in Varadero

A travel blog entry by tadzyla on Sep 17, 2011

7 photos

... a taxi, not old car, ordinary one, and said to the driver to take us to the best night club. But when we got there, the place was closed, and he said, that probably club has problems with electricity. OK, we sai let's go somewhere in town center. So he let us go, by the one place and he advised to watch for the street dances as well. On the street we been walking, we saw a crowd of people standing in the street by the noisy bar. A ...

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