Hotel Camino de Hierro
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My blog chapters will cover the major cities we visit along the way, so I've decided to include at least one chapter on the countryside we pass by between population centres.
Cuba is a long island, in fact 1,199 km (745 mi) long and 200 km (124 mi) across at its widest points and 35 km (22 mi) across at its narrowest point.
We are driving from Santiago de Cuba to Havana, a total of 967 km (600 mi). The trip ...
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After lunch, we each chose our favorite brightly decorated bici-taxi and climbed in for a tour of Camagüey led by our local guide. My bici-taxi driver was very enthusiastic when he found out that I hailed from Boston, home of his beloved Boston Red Sox! As we raced around town, we realized that three of our group’s bici-taxis had also been painted by Martha Jiménez.
That evening we had our biggest surprise yet—I think my fellow ...
Towards Camaguay we came across a large tower. We stopped for lunch there and the tower gave us a great view of the surrounding area. We drove to Camaguay, where we stayed the rest of the afternoon to relax in the pool. Interestingly enough the Cuban locals ...
... Cuban passengers assisted with the transfer of luggage, then they 'showed' us to our seats, and we were on our way. We had travelled about five minutes before we were suddenly listening to 'The Village People-YMCA' followed by a number of 1970's disco music! We were treated to a variety of well known artists from that era, with the main emphasis being on the Bee Gees!
We arrived in Camaguey more or less in one piece, a lot richer from this experience-after ...
... led by the catholic church (85% Cubans are Catholic). We stood on the pavement with the town folk and sang along (we pretended to anyway). A replica body of Jesus went by in a glass coffin and lots of young kids dressed in white. We were told these religious ceremonies were banned in the 1970’s and 80’s but the Castro’s are less strict about this now (not sure if recent visit from Pope has 'incentivsed’ the change).