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Just returned from Barcelo Solymar/ We had our Pub Crawl

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Just returned from Barcelo Solymar/ We had our Pub Crawl

Once again........ it was a blast.

Good times were had by all.

Got kinda bored of the food. Same old same old…

The A La Carte are ok.

Then again I’m not fussy.

If you do go and want to change the taste a bit, bring some Frank’s Red Hot sauce or Tabasco.

No problems with the resort or the staff.

Pools are all working just fine.

Gym still under par.

Had our lil Pub Crawl. Started at Kiki’s and ended at Calle 62.

Our original list of 16 places tooooooooooo challenging for just one day. We also changed a few spots on the list because we found out that some places were either closed or to close to each other. Crystal “Roadies” were purchased along the way…

In the end, these were the places, in order, where we stopped:

1. Kiki's - Kawama and Calle 5. Kiki’s was fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!! Went there a couple of times…. Large plates

2. La Marquesita…… a small beverage vender on Ave 1 ra …. Got thirsty……… also needed a roadie….

3. La Taberna - Between Calle 13 and 15 on the beach This place is a hidden gem. 1.5 CUC for a beer. Right on the beach. Very friendly.

4. Ranchon de Playa

5. Palmores Calle 23

6. El Caribeno, Burger, beers and local music, Calle 31 at the fork in the road

7. Bodegon Criollo - Playa Ave y Calle 40 (Was Closed)

8. El Caney

9. Calle 47

10. Calle 62

We raised a couple of toasts to Mardi during the crawl.

We took our time and got to know a lot of the locals…..a great time was had by all.

I will post the pics for the stops.

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1. Re: Just returned from Barcelo Solymar/ We had our Pub Crawl

Hey Andrew , glad to hear you had a great time !..,and LaTaberna is quite a nice little place isn't it.., I stop there almost daily when I'm in Varadero.

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2. Re: Just returned from Barcelo Solymar/ We had our Pub Crawl

i need to go back... lol

still working on adding pics

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3. Re: Just returned from Barcelo Solymar/ We had our Pub Crawl

Was hopping to make the crawl, our flight was late leaving Ottawa and that backed everthing up. When the shuttle bus that took us to the resort we did go by Calle 62 and I got a chance to look in. We went by about 11pm and it looked like there was quite a party going on. Sorry I missed it. Maybe next time. I move my destinations for vacation around but I ussually go to Varadero every second or third year.

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4. Re: Just returned from Barcelo Solymar/ We had our Pub Crawl

hey marsh

no probs.... s happens

i make changes as well...

2013.............. the crawl is in...........

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5. Re: Just returned from Barcelo Solymar/ We had our Pub Crawl

actually............................ we where there at that time... lol

i think............................ yup...... we where there

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6. Re: Just returned from Barcelo Solymar/ We had our Pub Crawl

there are some who don't................ lol

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7. Re: Just returned from Barcelo Solymar/ We had our Pub Crawl

Sorry to sound ignorant, but what's a roadie?

:)

Glad you had a great time, and thanks for posting!

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8. Re: Just returned from Barcelo Solymar/ We had our Pub Crawl

Sorry to sound ignorant, but what's a roadie?

:)

Glad you had a great time, and thanks for posting!

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9. Re: Just returned from Barcelo Solymar/ We had our Pub Crawl

a roadie is "one for the road"..a drink,as you are walking to next destination.

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10. Re: Just returned from Barcelo Solymar/ We had our Pub Crawl

A roadie.... is an alcoholic beverage you bring to drink while you're on the road!