Islazul Hotel Caribbean
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... built in 1930 and then which is the most interesting part used in 1946 by the US mobsters Meyer Lansky and Lucky Luciano to host the largest North American Mafia under the disguise of a Frank Sinatra concert and nearby the memorial for the victims de la Maine: 265 people died on the USS Marine ship in the Havana harbour when it mysteriously exploded in 1898 (and no-one ever knew why)
... Joe’s is not akin to the Sloppy Joe’s in Key West, Florida. On the walls, one finds pictures of Babe Ruth, Frank Sinatra Ava Gardner, Joe Louis and many more. Now owned by the Cuban Government, Sloppy Joe’s makes a mean Cuban Sandwich and serves fine cold Crystal Beer along with, yes, sloppy joe type sandwiches.
After lunch, we walked past a man delivering food to a neighboring restaurant and then two blocks to a side ...
... buildings and mansions are still unbelievably impressive. People often use the phrase that going to Cuba is a time warp, for the most part it is fairly true, but don't go expecting that you won't see a single car newer than 1959 like I did, as there are quite a few new buses and cars amongst the 1950s Chevs, Buicks and Cadillacs. One thing that is noticeable for a poor and restrained country is that there is no severe poverty, sure the people don't have any money ...
... throughout cuba but never realised. Stupid Australians. The old cars and buildings in cuba, especially havana, are amazing, colours fantastic, people great. Their music and dancing an absolute highlight. It is a no rush country full of bike taxis, horse and carts, old cars and very old, worn out buildings. The change it will experience over the next 5 years will be good and bad and the people are also in two minds regarding ...
Twenty thousand Cubans enter the United States on non-immigrant visas every year. (This number does not include the Cubans who come on boats or through Mexico.) Their applications, 500 every day, are processed by the consular division of the United States Interests Section of the Swiss Embassy located not among the stately embassies in Miramar, but in a nondescript office building downtown. We learn this from Lynn Roche, a representative of the 'interests' at our morning Q ...