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Phillip Cairns is a beekeeper in St. John’s, Newfoundland, who writes about beekeeping at mudsongs.org.

Walking Tour of Varadero Airport

Ever wonder what the airport looks like in Varadero, Cuba? Here’s a walking tour of the waiting area:

I don’t have any videos or photos of the check-in area because those people were all business. I was afraid to step out of line. We bought some rum at the resort, where the prices were a bit cheaper, but it would have been easier to get it at the airport and pack it more safely in our carry-on luggage. Tons of cigars for sale too. The airport is small and loud, but nice colours on the walls.

Related posts for my trip to Cuba are filed under Varadero.

Photos from Sirenis la Salina, Cuban Resort

We didn’t take many photos in Cuba. Trying to get a good photo of everything we saw was too much work, and we weren’t there to work. I’ll post a slideshow and point out a few photos after this brief video clip. Every time we turned on the TV at Sirenis la Salina, this little VIC-20 era animated graphic would play:

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Cuba: The Sirenis la Salina Resort

I forgot about the rest of the photos from our Xmas 2010 vacation in Cuba. I have a few video clips too. We didn’t take many photos on the resort and all the videos are brief clips that are generally unremarkable. But just to show what it looks like, here it is. This first clip was taken during our first day at the Sirenis la Salina resort in Varadero, Cuba:

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