Islazul Hotel Caribbean
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... I cashed in immediately after dropping my bags in the room.
Sensational views in all directions of this rather decrepit but gorgeous old city. Checked the exchange rate at the hotel for Euros to CUC and it's exactly the same as at the airport. Breakfast is included in the room, though it sounds like you have to pay for wifi.
While I was standing at reception a girl gave me a flyer for dinner and a show tonight. Apparently the Buena Vista Social Club are doing a a ...
... but paid cash $8/hr) Cubans have very limited access to the internet. Confirmed our new flights by email and booked three more nights at Sunshine suites in Grand Cayman. First call this morning was a trip to the hospital. No. No one was sick. We just wanted to see the famous Cuban health care system. On arrival, the guard told us to go away and come back wearing pants. It was about 90 degrees but we were staying only a few minutes walk ...
... free enterprise, and you get Havana.
You don't sight-see in Havana, you experience Havana.
Pointless Fact #1: Key West, Florida is actually closer to Havana than it is to Miami but despite being only 90 miles away, even on a clear day Key West cannot be seen (I suspect that it probably can be seen but all Cubans are probably ordered to face south for the day so as not to catch a glimpse of their hated Imperialist enemy).
Our experience starts with the ...
... fun. First of all they made fun of my pronunciation and 4 of them discussed where we actually wanted to go then as Aimara had said no more than 4 we countered their 7 cuc with 4. They laughed so we offered 3 to which they immediately said 20. Very funny except we had to walk off before one of them agreed to 4. Home to the door though so we were pleased we knew where we were going and could give such good directions - we really are old hands in Havana ...
... August onwards. So maybe the end of the year and the beginning of the year are the best times.
Another great pick of a destination for my travel
Surely I will need to conclude with some positive words :-). I am very happy that I picked Cuba as one of the destinations on my eleven months journey. It was a great time and very interesting to see this society that is very different from many other countries in the world. Furthermore I am glad that I have visited ...