Hostal Palacio Azul
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In spite of its egalitarian principals, public transportation in Cuba is basic and poorly managed. Passengers sometimes have to wait very long periods for a bus to arrive. Morning queues are enormous, though everyone seems well behaved, if very frustrated. When a vehicle finally arrives it is extremely overloaded. Interprovincial routes have nice vehicles, but far too few of them, so ...
... Choir. We also visit a “ration shop” where products subsidised by the state are sold.
On the way to our next stopover, we visit the Bay of Pigs, called Playa Girón in Cuba. I won't go into the politics of this failed invasion here. Read for ...
Cienfuegos looks like the kind of town that most in Cuba will turn into when even a degree of prosperity returns to this island nation. The colonial town of Cienfuegos was founded in 1819 in the Spanish territory but was initially settled by immigrants of French origin and does show French flavour in the architecture- and apparently the only natural blondes in Cuba come from this area as a result.
... dusty streets, and killer sunsets, but with the addition of French architecture rather than the usual Spanish. As was usual for us, we spent our time wandering around, soaking up the life in the streets and escaping the heat with countless ice-cold 10c fresh guava, pineapple or mango juices. My cold from Trinidad turned into a delightfully painful ear infection that would linger and plague me for the next few ...
... and our driver Avel and headed in direction Cienfuegos. Cienfuegos is a city at the sea, which was founded by French settlers. It can be recognised by the style of the houses and the spacious boulevards. Many houses are being renovated. We were told that Cuba is getting ready for many tourists that will come by on cruise ships during the next years.
Am Nachmittag haben wir die Stadt erkundigt, ein paar Souvenirs gekauft und sind ...