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Feb 19, 2019 - Tuesday February 19, 2019 - Club Amigo Carisol, Bacanao
Slept until 7am, must have been sleepy!! Following breakfast we take the car and explore the road to Baconao. Not much to see and it ends about 5km from here. Oh well, it was nice to get out. This morning I have the suspicion that although my phone is on airplane mode and wi-fi is off, I am likely being charged data on my phone when using our beloved Maps app. Arrrgggghhh I got an internet card to use the hotels computer and contact Rogers. Sure enough, it is highly unlikely my phone has a built in GPS, so it will revert to data. Dang,...Jump to full entry
Feb 18, 2019 - Monday February 18, 2019 - Club Amigo Carisol, Baconao
Awake early at 5:30am. Not sure why as we can't hear the roosters here, maybe the early night. Around 7:30am or so we head to the restaurant for breakfast. We sit outside as the air is fresh & cool. We notice a security fellow at the door not allowing people to take in their beach and carry bags. The reason for this is so that people don't take extra food off the buffet and take it away with them. I was then horrified to see several groups of people sitting outside with their bags, getting heaps & heaps of food and putting it into bags &...Jump to full entry
Nov 7, 2005 - Guantanamo - Camp X ray radio!
After another arduous day negotiating the Cuban road system with Ronald, we decided to set up camp in Guantanamo. The Cuban town of Guantanamo is quite distant from the actual Bay the USA lays claim to, the Cuban tourist organisations do run day-trips to a faraway lookout for interested snipers/spy agencies. Guantanamo itself is fairly charmless, but the US Army radio coming loud and clear over Ronald's airwaves was fairly amusing. On one channel Fidel's cronnies are condemning imperialism and the CIA, and on the other Petty Officer Smith...Jump to full entry