Buying Art in Havana

Since we had a late night, we barely made our 10AM breakfast the next morning, but needed the fuel for our buying art in Havana expedition. It was largely the same as the breakfast we had the first day, and still delicious – a Western scramble, crepes, fresh fruit, juice, bread, and coffee. I have…

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Last Night in Havana

We packed a lot in to the day already, having visited Caleta Buena, Playa Giron, and the Bahía de Cochinos, so we didn’t feel badly about not hitting the Hemingway Museum on our way back for our final night in Havana.. The benefit of not hitting the Hemingway museum was getting to Havana before dark. We…

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Bahía de Cochinos

Done with “lunch” if you could call it that at Caleta Buena, we decided to get back on the road along the coast and find the actual Playa Giròn where the Bahía de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs) botched invasion took place. After about 20 minutes of driving we saw another sign pointing us to the…

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Caleta Buena and Cienfuegos

Wednesday morning we woke up and breakfasted at 10AM, getting energized for our car trip to Cienfuegos, Caleta Buena, and Playa Giròn. We got our gear together, packed the car, paid for the Hostal (30 CUC a night inclusive of breakfast, plus 5 CUC for the laundry service we requested), and were on our way…

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Playa Ancon and Fly Fishing

Yesterday, we had grand plans to potentially head out of Trinidad and Playa Ancon early and go to the Bay of Pigs the next morning, spending the night somewhere else along the way back to Havana. But, after breakfast at 10AM, we both decided that a “chill out” beach day would be better, and decided…

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