It was with great joy that we boarded a plane to Mexico City. The last day in Havana was very humid and pouring with rain- and plane loads of Northern Europeans descended in droves for Christmas. We managed to get one of the few remaining rooms available..another very quaint colonial hotel. I am afraid that … Continue reading NOT SO SOFT..Feliz Navidad
It is a miracle we could access the internet in the small quaint town of Sanctus Spiritus…a big queue and then they wanted passports, which has never happened before..and of course we left them in the hotel !Now i can not get into facebook..obviously banned here!!! The Hotel de Rijo where we are staying was … Continue reading NOT SO SOFT…Sanctus Spiritus and back to Havana..
Our time at the Rancho Luna Brothel/ Reformatory was fascinating! Canadian pensioners can fly down here from snowbound Toronto very cheaply. It is like being in the exercise yard of Pentridge. We met Herman the German, married 5 times to Cuban women, and now has a 23 year old girlfriend- he is 80!!He lives here … Continue reading NOT SO SOFT,,,TRINIDAD DE CUBA….A Warped Colonial Jewel.
A 3 hour drive by taxi and we were in Cienfuegos…the French Colonial town…which is very pretty…but absolutely no WIFI, which makes it difficult to blog..and post amazing photos of us, looking awesome!!!!! and I am typing on an antique computer with missing keys and deleted letters..a bit of a challenge. Will have to post … Continue reading NOT SO SOFT…Cienfuegos…The Pearl of the South..