La Habana Farewell

On our last day in Cuba, back in Havana City, we crammed in all the activities we hadn’t yet ticked off our list – Camera Obscura, vintage car ride, Museo del Chocolate (that was actually a repeat but it was definitely worth a 3rd visit!), another walk around Habana Vieja, the vintage market, the rest of the Malecon, Hemingway’s Hotel, Che Guevara’s private residence, the statue of Jesus Christ in Casablanca, the fort across the Havana Harbour mouth from Havana Vieja, a ride in a bicycle taxi, cocktails at some of the modern local bars in Old Havana City and a couple of other things I can’t remember right now…

It was a jam packed day and we were completely exhausted at it’s end but it was well worth it. Next time we return to Cuba we will travel more of the southern and eastern parts of the island, like Trinidad and Santiago. 

In all of our travels so far Cuba holds first place for best country, best people, best food, best cocktails, best value for money and best coffee! If you have even the slightest chance to visit the island before it becomes completely commercialised please grab it with both hands! You will not regret it. We promise.

view of Plaza Vieja from the top of the Camera Obscura

view of Plaza Vieja from the top of the Camera Obscura

GoPro selfies overlooking Old Havana City

GoPro selfies overlooking Old Havana City

a mojito at the rooftop bar of Hemingway's hotel in Havana Vieja

a mojito at the rooftop bar of Hemingway’s hotel in Havana Vieja

On our way to Casablanca, across the bay from Habana Vieja

On our way to Casablanca, across the bay from Habana Vieja

vintage car ride with El Cristo de La Habana in the back

vintage car ride with El Cristo de La Habana in the back

Rufus and his big cigar - Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana

Rufus and his big cigar – Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana

El Cristo de La Habana

El Cristo de La Habana

kids playing soccer & volleyball after school in Old Havana

kids playing soccer & volleyball after school in Old Havana

street art on Old Havana

street art on Old Havana

bicycle taxi

bicycle taxi

On our way home

On our way home

  spoils from Museo Del Chocolate (left) and Rufus testing the hand made perfumes in Old Havana

  spoils from Museo Del Chocolate (left) and Rufus testing the hand made perfumes in Old Havana

lots of walking and lots of photo taking...

lots of walking and lots of photo taking…

evening walk in Old Havana

evening walk in Old Havana

Gran Teatro del La Habana

Gran Teatro del La Habana

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