Up early to get to our plane this morning. We had pre-booked our cab - the same guy that picked us up from the bus station. We liked him as he wasn't pushy and didn't try and rip us off straight up - a rarity in Cuba. We had to fly through Miami to get … Continue reading Day 236 | Puerto Rico | Santurce | Back in the USA?
This morning we had the yummiest scrambled eggs cooked for us in our casa. We had a nice breakfast chatting to another guest about all things Cuba. After breakfast Luke met us at our casa and we spent the day hanging out with him. Our first stop was the Taller Experimental de Grafica which had … Continue reading Day 235 | Cuba | Havana | Did Someone Say Ice Cream?
Today we had to be up early again to catch our bus back to Havana. Our host got up early to make us breakfast. They are the sweetest, sweetest people - you can tell they are Grandparents they just wanted to be able to help us in any way they could. The old man didn't … Continue reading Day 234 | Cuba | Havana | Do You Like Pina Coladas?
As to be expected, we woke up pretty sore today! First things first we had to try and sort out our Havana accommodation before we leave the country. Was a nice cruisy day wandering the streets and browsing through some art galleries. Cheap pizza again for lunch because, when you are onto a good thing....However, … Continue reading Day 233 | Cuba | Trinidad | Those Streets Though
When we changed around our bus', we gave ourselves some extra time in Trinidad...however, our accommodation was not available for these extra days. Crisis averted though as we are staying with a family upstairs, and the grandparents live downstairs and they just happen to have a room for rent. This morning was move downstairs day. … Continue reading Day 232 | Cuba | Trinidad | A Bike Ride and a Half
This morning after having some breakfast at our accommodation we went out and about for a walk. Our first stop was Iglesia de Santa Ana which is an old abandoned church dating back to 1812. There is just something so beautiful about old ruins that have been taken over by birds and lizards alike. We … Continue reading Day 231 | Cuba | Trinidad | Apparently Cuba had a Revolution
Once more, we tried to confirm our accommodation before we headed off to the bus station, but alas, no luck! We are just crossing our fingers and hoping for the best once we arrive into Trinidad. On the bus I wasn't feeling too well. Think once again I am suffering the effects of some mild … Continue reading Day 230 | Cuba | Trinidad | Last Minute Bookings
Again we were able to have breakfast in our casa this morning. Again, it was a feast of eggs, and bread and fruit. We could definitely get used to this!! Our first activity for the day was to head to Fábrica de Tabacos Constantino Pérez Carrodegua ie the Cigar Factory for a tour. It was really … Continue reading Day 229 | Cuba | Santa Clara | All About Che
This morning we were up and out the door pretty early as we needed to get out some cash to pay our casa owner, first and foremost and secondly, we wanted to head back to El Gato Azul to buy a small painting because they were all super cute! We needed to be back at … Continue reading Day 228 | Cuba | Santa Clara | Damn the Internet
Today was one of those lazy morning type mornings. We had breakfast at our casa and then I spent ages playing with the little kitten there which looked just like Milly, so of course, I was in love!! LOL! We then did another little wander about the town. We went down to check out San … Continue reading Day 227 | Cuba | Camaguey | A Day for Art