Hotel Riu Varadero
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- Continental Breakfast
- Outdoor pool
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How often have you heard...How was your trip to Cuba? And the answer is quite often "great except for the food"! Well ask these same travellers if they happen to leave the circus type city that surrounds the resorts and I am sure the answer will be No! I have to say that we have had some good meals at higher end resorts...but seriously how good can Buffett lines really be and the el a-carte restaurants are actually the same food just dressed up a bit. But ...
... in Habana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad was excellent with no one sick at all. Strange that the only truly tourist spot in Cuba Varadero the food was not very good quality. Maybe just a fluke that we hit a bad one.
The drive back the next morning from Varadero to Habana was really nice as the road followed the coast all the way. We passed Matanzas which is a town and an oil terminal where PDVSA ...
I got up for an included breakfast then hit the beach. It was a bit busier today with locals. I guess this is what they do on a weekend. Other than popping back to the hotel at lunch time for some decent pork I stayed on the beach listening to music, reading, or sleeping. I've finished annotating Chris' book and the two unread fiction books I had left to read are both duds. One has an ******** self absorbed protaginist, the other is about a child snatcher and deals ...
... reports and a few people asked to come along next time - I loved it so much, I decided to go back for another 2 weeks the following week and told my friends we could go together in January. There had been a black „father dog“ that I had met but he kept much to himself and I rarely saw him. This time his pup „Angel“ was there and I fell in love with her. Things changed that first night. I decided to walk her back to where she ...
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" ...