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Just got back from Baracoa. Loved it (mostly)! Will be adding lots of pics and tips here! This is a picture of the Malecon with Hotel La Rusa in the middle.We spent 4 days exploring Baracoa which has been described as one of the hidden treasures of Cuba....and it is!!! The bus ride alone was well worth the trip. The full-sized Viazul bus was honking its horn almost constantly as the skinny mountain road had a blind corner about every 3 feet! I wasn't concerned for us but for any other would-be travellers coming the other way because I'm not sure if there was sufficient room to maneuver around the bus. However, we made the 5 hour trip safely with one quick stop so the locals could sell us bananas and other produce.
- Pros:Very charming!!!
We encountered a street party in Baracoa on July 23rd. D.K. if it happens every year on that date but it was... more travel advice
$36 USD double per night high season, including breakfast. Remember to ask for your eggs when at the breakfast... more travel advice
July 22nd, 2002. The night we arrived we walked downtown and there was a street party in progress. Don't know why but... more travel advice
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