Gym junkies in the western world might think they have a monopoly on sinew but they can’t compete with the trishaw driver lugging two short, chubby foreigners from the Beny Moré statue on Avenida 54 to Club Cienfuegos where they hope to enjoy dos Cervezas Cristal and the famous sunset. […]
Trinidad is about 320Km (200 miles) from La Habana. A morning’s drive (with time for coffee) where I come from but half a lifetime by Viazul bus. The bus ride itself is reasonably pleasant but the rigmarole of buying tickets so time consuming, we did the trip returned by taxi.
It’s our first time in Havana and Pip has booked a couple of nights at the Roc Presidente while we find our feet. One glance at this gracious 1920s classic , where Baked Europeans encircle the pool by day and a Cuban girl band entertains guests at night, confirms that […]