Hostal Palacio Azul
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... street??? But then here sit more people than in the park…. Maybe because here is more action with the cars???? I think it is funny, that every town here has a paseo.
The Locomotive courtyard:
So after seeing nearly enough, the map showed a locomotive museum, so why not quick stop there…. First we walked the 3 blocks near the open sewer at least that’s how ...
... with a beautiful beach a lazy 400m away from our casa. Our casa hosts, recommended by Javier, were also very friendly and informative, and offered us breakfast and dinner on their terraced rooftop, which we gladly accepted as he was a chef at the local hotel. Prior to dinner that night we ventured off to the beach for a swim and customary mojito only to have our sunset experience somewhat ruined by the sight of 3 of the many stray dogs in the town having a ...
... health services) they were getting for free and a dry good store that was pleasantly busy. A short parade of buskers and clowns on stilts added to the confusion. Ending up at the Plaza we talked with a retired guide and posed for a group picture.
We headed back to Los Laureles, the restaurant in the gardens of the Palacio del Valle, aka the Moorish Castle, where a man was turning a pig on a spit over a fire around which were ...
... as we got to know Cuban families, got to practice our Spanish and often got a huge delicious breakfast. However, this casa was particularly special. It was owned by an Italian guy Lino with his Cuban wife Yoni. With Spanish as his second language he spoke simply and we found we could understand him very easily (unlike our general experience in Cuba as Cuban Spanish is notoriously hard to understand). ...
... slightly different tastes of the locally produced cola brands, called Tukola and Tropic Cola. Coca Cola is not allowed to sell its products to Cuba due to the US embargo, but some places in Cuba still sell Coca Cola that has been imported from Mexico. However, we did not fancy the US brand too much and rather stayed with the cheaper and good local products.
Being quite hungry from all this walking, each of us ate a pizza for 15 Cuban Pesos ...