Cubanacan Hostal del Rijo
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Since Trinidad wasn’t that tourist trap that was promised in the guide, Sancti Spíritus (“Trinidad without the jineteros”) wasn’t a really necessary stop. Still, to cut the six hour Víazul trip to Camagüey in two stretches, we decided to stay here for a day. The casa is nice, though a bit out of the way. The cena is typical Cuban cordero stew, the first time we decide to dine at a casa.
We stop a ...
Our longest distance driving day
- Today we made the longest drive on the whole trip in one day 490 km, it took us 6.5 hours…. Since the Carretera Central is not really an autobahn…. And we share the road with the trucks, horse cards, bikes and people and come through every town.
- But we came along some real nice ...
... the country, Cuba lost $6 billion in economic aid, 10 million tons of oil, and $6 billion worth of imported goods per year. All the while, the U.S. tightened the embargo. To survive the Special Period, Cuba implemented a number of measures including using crop inter-planting to lower the need for pesticides, converting sugar mills into power plants rather than relying on oil, and producing government television programs teaching people how to grow their own vegetable ...
... about climbing, ethics, cuba, wales, all sorts. Mix of spanish and english, oh imget partially stung again by a wasp...brill. We make arrangements for tge next day sunday, a venue a little further away, but very beautiful apparently. Saturday night I go on the town again with hector, a great giggle, although there were some quite serious times aswell, I learnt a little more about the ration book for food supplies, wages in cuba, and the difficulties of getting the ...
An unplanned stop in Sancti Spiritus
Back in Ciego de Avila in the early afternoon, we wanted to immediately continue our travel westwards to the city of Santa Clara. Unfortunately independent and spontaneously planned travelling has its advantages and sometimes, as it was now the case, its difficulties. Despite Ciego de Avila being praised in the Lonely Planet as the regions efficient transport hub, the little town was a logistical disaster. When ...