Cienfuegos Local Customs

  • Terrace of El Palatino.
    Terrace of El Palatino.
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  • View of the Arc de Triomphe de Cienfuegos.
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  • German Harleys
    German Harleys
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    by xaver Written May 29, 2008

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    Coming from L'Havana we were not surprised to see governament propaganda on the walls of the town.
    Something that captured our attention was a big painting of Cje Guevara on the wall of a primary school.
    The first thing that my travel compaign and I thought has been:we have crucifixes in our kids school rooms, they have Che Guevara on the wall.More pictures of Cuban propaganda are in my travelogues in Cuba page.

    students primary school
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    Well Che Guevarra is not only...

    by Tranquilo Written Oct 5, 2002

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    Well Che Guevarra is not only known in Santa Clara, but all around Cuba ;oP

    Drinks: Mojito [mohito] or a Cuba Libre
    Must: Enjoy a Cuban cigar on the terrace with a bottle of rum.

    Oh yes, should you make road is very common that u give people a ride if you have room in the car, especially the elder...u don't have 2, but we did ;o)

    Even though my Spanish sucks, but a grateful smile really can make ur day.

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    Sup a mojito!!!!

    by pfsmalo Written May 16, 2015

    The best place during the day for a little tipple is "El Palotino" where there's a good view of the square Marti. There's a good band playing most of the day but the great thing about it and this attracts the locals as much as passing tourists, is that it is on the shady side of the street. Anytime during the day the terrace is always in shadow. The bar is the oldest building around the Parque Marti built in 1840, and it also does sandwiches, toasted or otherwise for 1 CUC/1CUC50. Service isn't always speedy but who cares when the music is playing and you're lounging around out of the sun.
    When we were there, there was also a bunch of German bikers, all on shiny Harleys that they imported for their trip.

    Terrace of El Palatino. View of the Arc de Triomphe de Cienfuegos. German Harleys

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    Don't believe that Che Guevara...

    by silvia-m.b Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Don't believe that Che Guevara passion is only in the capital of Cuba... or you'll be wrong! It's everywhere: HASTA LA VICTORIA SIEMPRE. In Cienfuegos tooooooo!!!!!!!!!

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