On the first day of the kids’ school summer holidays 2018, we flew to Cuba with our two kids, ages 6 and 8. Up until the flight we were afraid how the children will survive the 17 hours journey from Europe and the culture shock of arriving in a country with different infrastructure, language, and climate. But after we had been in Cuba for two weeks, our children were crying when we boarded the taxi from Havana Vieja to Havana Airport. They were asking, when shall we return… All in all, our family trip to Cuba was an unforgettable positive experience.
El Nicho National Park
El Nicho is Cuban national park. It is a protected area with lots of natural pools, waterfalls, rainforest caves. The water is warm enough to take an exciting swim under the waterfalls. The park has a restaurant and a camping area. We visited El Nicho as a one day trip on our way from Cienfuegos to Trinidad. Continue reading “El Nicho National Park”
Rancho Luna, the beach of Cienfuegos
The local beach of Cienfuegos is called Rancho Luna. When you stay in a casa particular in the city of Cienfuegos it will take around 30 minutes taxi ride to reach the beach. Visit to the sea is a perfect one day trip on a budget.
Taxis in Cuba
In Cuba you can choose between three main types of transport to get across the country: bus, taxi or car rental. Getting around by taxi is one of the most convenient ways of travel because its pricing is comparable to bus tickets for a group of 4, or a family. Continue reading “Taxis in Cuba”
Cars In Cuba 2018
Thanks to diverse modern history of Cuba there are cars of many trades on the streets of Havana, Trinidad, Cienfuegos, Matanzas and others. In 2018 Cuban roads are literally transport-museums in action on the streets. There are all kinds of shapes, colors, noise and sizes. Continue reading “Cars In Cuba 2018”
Cloud Watching In Cuba
Besides the scenery, towns, and people, the climate is the ultimate factor making Cuba unforgettable. When looking into the sky, observing clouds and the sun, the mind switches to relax mode. Also in the rainy season from May to October, Cuba is a nice country to visit. Rest assured the quick but strong showers in this period will not ruin your tropical days in the sun. Continue reading “Cloud Watching In Cuba”