Public Transport in Hong Kong is super efficient, clean and pretty cheap MTR – the metro system is really new & clean, the price depends on how many stops you go, aprox $10 HKD (€1) a ride, 50% discount for kids. Trams – $2 HKD (€0.20) a ride, you can
Finally we got around to seeing the new Star Wars movie ! ZZ has been desperate to see it for the last month but it wasn’t showing in Cuba, for obvious reasons. As soon as we arrived in HK it was one of the first things on our bucket list,
Bed #33 Hotel Butterfly on Prat, Kowloon, Hong Kong After 35 hours travelling from Cuba I was VERY VERY happy Mama had booked a nice hotel. We stayed on the Kowloon side of Hong Kong for 4 nights at Hotel Butterfly on Prat, in room 1502 on the 15th floor.
La Habana to Hong Kong … this was a SERIOUSLY long trip !!! 16, 000 KM 35 hours 3 airplanes Havana – Cancun (500 km) Cancun – New York JFK (2, 500 km) New York JFK – Hong Kong (13, 000 km) 13 hour time difference
Cuba is a pretty easy place to eat Gluten Free Most people who’ve been to Cuba seem to complain about the food: lack of variety, lack of taste & lack of availability, understandable problems considering the very difficult years due to the trade embargo, but ZZ & I have been
#32 Casa Cusy, Cayo Jutias, Cuba Cayo Jutias is one of my favourite beaches in Cuba, its an island in a natural park with no buildings except a couple of wooden beach bar huts, you need to take a taxi (20 CUC return) over the causeway from the nearest village,
Bed #31 Casa Carlyn y Mayra, Viñales, Cuba Viñales is a rural village with strange mountains that poke out of the ground like rock pillars, they are full of caves with stalactites & stalagmites. The flat countryside is where they grow all the tobacco for Cuban cigars, we went on
When we were in the Valle del Silencio in Viñales we went on a horse back excursion to visit the tabacco plantations and the caves inside the “Mogotes” mountains. Our guide was called Jose and it was just 4 of us on the ride, Jose, Mama, Estelle & I. My