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Time out in Trinidad

A September 2004 trip to Trinidad by fizzytom

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Quote: Trinidad offers a selection of the best of everything. A beautiful beach a short drive away, museums galore, street markets selling all kinds of souvenirs, an abundance of cheap accommodations, nearby activities such as horseback riding, visiting the caves, and walking in the footsteps of Che Guevara in the mountains.

Time out in Trinidad

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Lazy days on the beach are the perfect way to relax after taking in the delights of the World Heritage-protected cobbled streets in the town. You can walk for miles along the white sands and can always find a peaceful spot away from the crowd. Stroll the streets of the old town, admiring the brightly painted houses with the wrought-iron bars which cover the windows. Spend an evening dancing to a band and drinking rum with the locals on the steps leading to the Casa de la Musica. The whole town comes out for this evening ritual, and it's a great way to meet people, whether locals or fellow travellers.Quick Tips: Riding is always on offer in Trinidad. If you know you'll be riding,...Read More

Paladar Sol y Son


Paladar Sol y Son is an institution in Trinidad. It is much more like a "proper" restaurant than many of the Paladars which have more of a small family dining room feel about them. The first thing you'll notice is the fantastic house in which it is housed; a colonial style house of the kind which has made the city a World Heritage site. If there is not a table ready when you arrive, you can enjoy a drink in the waiting area which pretty much looks like a museum. This is the "front room" of the house and parts are roped off to keep you away from the crumbling furniture. It looks rather like a room waiting to be restored. The dining area is outside; you can sit under cover around the edges of the pat...Read More

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Paladar Sol y Son
Simón Bolívar 283
Trinidad de Cuba
(0)41 99 6473