CUBA – Havana – Goodbye

These three weeks in Cuba have been intense. Although very safe compared to other latin american countries, I hope the memories of scammers, hidden costs and being treated like a cash machine will soon leave more room for the nice Cuba I experienced. The people, the embargo, the regime, the politics, the history, the music,… Continue reading CUBA – Havana – Goodbye

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CUBA – Cienfuegos

This is a modern town compared to colonial Trinidad also know as “la perla do sur” (the pearl of the south).  At about one and a half hours drive there is El Nicho, a series of natural waterfalls and pools in the middle of the wilderness. Stunning! I got there on a shared taxi with… Continue reading CUBA – Cienfuegos

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CUBA – Trinidad

My favourite for the look but the worst for jineteros (hustlers) in my experience. Music is always with you at every corner of the city though. Bands are playing in clubs or restaurants and people are rehearsing at home with windows and doors fully open. The town is also dotted with many art galleries. The… Continue reading CUBA – Trinidad

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CUBA – Santa Clara

Not much to see in Santa Clara but still a nice little town. What really struck me was the university, right in the bushes, surrounded by palm trees and also the street lights in the main square that are fitted with speakers. Very nice. traduci >>

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CUBA – Havana – Malecón

The Malecón is the 8Km seawall of La Havana which has been declared Unesco Heritage site and it’s currently being restored along the frontside buildings. When I asked a Coco Taxi driver when they reckon the works will be over he laughed at me and asked if I was “loco”

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