Day 5 in Cuba

Sunday was a day-long trip out of the city to Las Terrazas, almost 2 hours west of Habana. This is an area set aside as an eco-community with UNESCO connections. We had some exquisite local coffee, a tour of an old coffee plantation and mill, lunch at a Las Terrazas restaurant and time to swim in a nearby river.

Upon return to Habana Vieja, we had an informal class at the rooftop of the Plaza Hotel. Students were free after that and many went to the Prado y Neptuno Restaurant across the street to watch the sad Patriots game while dining on Italian food at great low prices.

Although this is a short entry, this was a 14 hour day!

By a pond at Las Terrazas

By a pond at Las Terrazas

Part of the old coffee plantation at Las Terrasas
Part of the old coffee plantation at Las Terrasas

The drive back to Havana was quiet!
The drive back to Havana was quiet!

 

 

 

This is the one big highway in Cuba. it is sometimes used for races of horse and 2 person carriages (which are lined up on the side of the road in this photo). In the distance are spectators on the overpass. Police allow this.

This is the one big highway in Cuba. it is sometimes used for races of horse and 2 person carriages (which are lined up on the side of the road in this photo). In the distance are spectators on the overpass. Police allow this.