Monthly archives: March 2010

The end of the Cuba adventure…

Sadly the time to head back to Havana for flight home was upon us. Fortunately had the chance to pick up a few last minute souvenirs from the craft stalls in Cienfuegos. 3 or so hours later we were doing the airport check in thing. Cuba adventure all over way too quick but a great, great time. Will miss journeys along the virtually empty Autopista Nacionale (motorway), complete with horse […]


Smooth journey to Cienfuegos. Our Casa, Friendship Home in Cienfuegos [Ave 56 #2927 e/29 y 31, Cienfuegos t: (53)(43) 516 143 e:] was fab. Hosts Leonora and Armando were friendly, chatty and helpful and English wasn’t a problem for them. The house itself was beautiful and the roof terrace a great spot for sunset watching and star gazing. On our second night though we narrowly escaped having to spend […]


Yawn, stretch… up at 6 am, bus station for 7.30 am and a 6 hour trip to Trinidad via more beautiful countryside. Weather a bit more clement after another storm in the wee small hours. Journey smooth and fairly uneventful. Fell in love with Trinidad almost immediately on arrival! Booking for our first Casa Particulares fell through but fortunately someone else in the same family had a vacancy. Hostal Santander […]

Santa Clara

2 hour journey from Trinidad to Santa Clara very pleasant and thankfully not too early a start for a change. Arrived early afternoon at our lodgings for the night [Hostal Javier y Katia (Colón 225 e/ Síndico (E.P. Morales) y Nazereno (Serafín Garcia), Santa Clara t: (53)(42) 217 297 m: (53)524 74782 e: w: Hostal Javier y Katia is a great place to stay. The Hostal is located very […]