Day 15: Caving Cuban style

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Tue. 28th August 2012 It rained again in the night and we woke to an overcast day. I am reminded of my mother’s saying from our holidays as children – rain before 7, fine by 11am, and also my Aunt’s …

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Day 14: Close, But No Cigar

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Mon. 27th August 2012 We are really trying with our Spanish – honest! We are very grateful for the time spent on Rosetta Stone and our books before we left and we have brought a course book and a verb …

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Day 13: Not Hurricane Isaac

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Sun. 26th August 2012 I was woken in the night by rain falling on the roof and wondered if it could be Hurricane Isaac heading our way. The map  few days ago showed we should be safe in the far …

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Day 12: Buses in Cuba

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Sat. 25th August 2012 An important lesson was learnt today. You might wait a while for a bus in the UK and then 2 will arrive together. In Cuba, you can wait an hour for a bus then for it …

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Day 11: Going it alone

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Fri. 24th August 2012 Breakfast was an amazing plate of fruit and omelette. I now have a taste for mango and guava but still not banana! At least our first walk with backpacks was not too far and at 7:30am …

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