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Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | Photo Gallery

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Day 34 - Vinales

Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | Views [413]

I don't think I will ever get tired of drinking out of coconuts- water or cocktails- it just makes everything seem more exciting. I spent the morning poolside at hotel La Ermita - not a great pool but a stunning vista of the moments & a great ... Read more >


Day 33 - Vinales

Sunday, 29 Jun 2014 | Views [269]

Sitting on the porch of our Casa - Dany y Carlos in Vinales watching the lightening & rain while thunder roars overhead. It's cooling down as the day draws to an end. Today we hired bikes & cycled around Vinales. We met an American girl called ... Read more >


Day 31 & 32 - Baracoa to Vinales

Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | Views [317]

Friday, Friday night & Saturday we spent in transit as we pretty much travelled to the other end of Cuba. We bussed from Baracoa to Santiago then to Havana & then to Vinales. Apart from reading two books,sleeping in the most awkward positions ... Read more >


Day 30 - Parque Nacional Alejandro de Humboldt

Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | Views [418]

Another awesome breakfast at what I'm going to say is one of the nicest little Casa's in Cuba. We got a small group together to get a good price on a tour to the Parque Nacional Alejandro de Humboldt - about an hour & a half northwest of Baracoa.... Read more >


Day 29 - Parque Natural Majayara

Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | Views [602]

The day started with an amazing breakfast of tropical fruits - some of which I had never heard of or seen before. The fruit was accompanied with traditional cacao, fresh squeezed juice & tortilla natural. Amazing! This was perfect fuel to set ... Read more >


Day 28 - Baracoa

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | Views [311]

We got the early bus from Santiago de Cuba to Baracoa & were at the bus station before 7 with our Korean friend from our casa & our Dutch travel buddy Ilona. Baracoa lured us in with the promise of nice beaches, cacao, spicy food & good hiking ... Read more >


Day 27 - Playa Cazumel

Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | Views [341]

Decided to try a second beach excursion knowing it would probably not live up to our expectations of a 'nice beach'. We heard that despite still damaged from the cyclone a few beaches near Bacanoa out of Santiago were ok so we headed to Playa Cazumel.... Read more >


Day 26 - Santiago de Cuba

Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | Views [291]

Following breakfast on the rooftop of our casa with our new Korean housemate - a really sweet young journalist from Seoul our friend Ilona came to collect us for the days adventure. We spent the morning wandering around the city & ended up at ... Read more >


Day 25 - Trinidad to Santiago de Cuba

Saturday, 21 Jun 2014 | Views [303]

Today was another transit day. Not particularly significant, just 12-13 hrs on a bus & 650 or do kms. On the plus side we made friends with a Dutch girl taking a similar route to us & have plans to venture around Santiago together.  ... Read more >


Day 24 - Playa Ancon & Trinidad

Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | Views [404]

We rode for about 40 minutes in the hot Cuban sun to Playa Ancon. It wasn't exactly the beach day we had longed for... The beach was pretty average, dirty sand & murky water but hey it's still the Caribbean right? We lazed for a while getting ... Read more >


Day 23 - La Habana to Trinidad

Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | Views [450]

We set off early to the bus station going to get to Playa Larga & then go snorkeling in the bay of pigs. Nothing quite seems to go according to plan at the moment & we got to the transit stop to discover the bus wasn't for another 4 hrs. We rejigged ... Read more >


Day 22 - Centro Habana, Habana Veija & surrounds

Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | Views [239]

We both slept terribly & bailed on our morning plans to run the Malecon hitting snooze until breakfast. We had an assortment of interesting fare on offer from the Casa kitchen- eggs, spam, cheese, jam, sweet bread & fruit. We avoided the spam ... Read more >


Day 21- La Habana

Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | Views [204]

Despite getting dropped off & waiting at interjet's domestic terminal in Mexico City we made it to the Interjet international check in counter & then to Havana! Landing late afternoon we hopped in our dark green Chevrolet taxi and headed towards ... Read more >

 

 

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