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Apr 2, 2007 - bay of pigs

we now left havana and went to the bay of pigs... we hired a car and with my expert driving on the wrong side of the road I took the wheel... it was pretty crazy and had to dodge horse and carts, bicycles, lawn mowers, trucks and goats... besides that it was good though... now the bay of pigs was soooooo great... crystal clear blue waters. we drove from playa larga around to playa giron and snorkelled at every opportunity... brilliant. we then found a hotel at playa giron that was all inclusive.. I really dont know how they make money, the...

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Nov 15, 2005 - Bahia de Cochinos (Bay of Pigs) and a flat tyre

Only a short drive from Rancho Luna to the Bay of Pigs. That is, until we took the back road, which they still haven't gotten round to repairing after the 1963 American Bay of Pigs invasion (think pot-holes a metre deep)... Found our dodgey campismo and low and behold a flat tyre. The upbeat MC Eberto (the camping ground's resident dj... seriously), helped me find a tyre-patcherer (again, a real profession in Cuba) in town when the spare in the boot also turned out to be punctured. Meanwhile Di stayed with the car and fended off the camping...

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