Plaza de la RevoluciónJune 9 in Cuba
This was the turning point of the hop on hop off bus. A huge plaza, with a massive modern monument to Jose Marti, and a couple of buildings looking over it with the efigies of Fidel Castro and Che Guevara on them.
After the bus tour, I move Casa particulars to the G Adventures meeting one. There I meet up with the tour group, going over our itinerary, before going for a meal at a local restaurant.
The group is made up of an Irish couple, Kevin & Ruth; a Canadian couple, Gino & Hazel: an English couple, Adam & Hayley; a couple of Irish friends, Clodagh & Veronica; friends who met on a Sri Lankan tour, Joss from New Zealand and Becky from Scotland; a Norwegian girl, Nina; a German girl, Petra; another New Zealander, Leann; a German guy, Christian; and Ian from England. The guide was Jorge Luis, the bus driver Michel, both from Cuba.Read more