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Jan 25, 2006 - Cuba - Varadero (don't bother!)

Varadero - I really wanted to go because the photos in our guidebook of the beach looked amazing, even though I knew it was like the Cancun of Mexico. Mike wasnt so sure, but in the end I managed to convince him. When we arrived, it just wasnt the paradise I had imagined. Ok, so we couldnt afford the 5 star luxury resorts at the far end of the peninsula, but even in more Central Varadero, a lot of the area seemed pretty gross. There wasnt a promenade along the beach to walk along with nice bars, restaurants etc, it was just the hotels...

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