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I booked a tour with Blexie and he informed us that our guide will be Jorge. Has anyone did a tour with Jorge before? If you have, what are the places Jorge took you to see? We will be in Cuba all day Sunday and up to 2 pm on Monday. Are shops, restaurants and museum open on Sundays? Have anyone used the Hop On Hop Off? The cost, where did you catch the bus and what did you see?

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Just returned yesterday. Jorge was fantastic. He will make the tour into what ever you want. My family and I agree he could easily teach Cuban history. He knows the history, religion, buildings and where to eat and shop. You will not be disappointed.

My advice is to do some research to determine what you want to see or experience so he can alter the time as needed. I will say a lot of the shops close at 5pm, so that may play into the planning.

 

Enjoy the time there, it was fantastic.

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We had Jorge as our guide too, he actually is a professor at the University, he studied a lot of history, he really knows his stuff! I printed out Blexie's standard itinerary and added a few things, Jorge was happy to oblige! This was the itinerary I put together:

 

PART ONE:

Walking tour around old colonial section of Havana

4 Main Squares

· Plaza de Armes

· Plaza Vieja

· Plaza de an Francisco de Assisi

· Plaza de Catedral

Castilo de la Real Fureza

Backstreets of Old Havana (suitable for Humanitarian purpose- gift giving)

 

Break for lunch at a Palador (private restaurant)(Optional)

 

PART TWO:

Drive along the Malecon area to

Nacional Hotel

· Bunkers underneath hotel

Fusterlandia

El Bosque de la Habana

Cristobal Colon Cemetary

John Lennon Park (Statue 17th & 6th)

Plaza de Revolution

 

Drive to down town area

Capitol Building

· Central Park

Grand Theatre of Havana- Need to see at night too

Bacardi Building

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Thank you for posting your itinerary. I'm just starting to research what we want to see on our Blexie tour with Raul as our guide.

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We had Jorge as our guide too, he actually is a professor at the University, he studied a lot of history, he really knows his stuff! I printed out Blexie's standard itinerary and added a few things, Jorge was happy to oblige! This was the itinerary I put together:

 

PART ONE:

Walking tour around old colonial section of Havana

4 Main Squares

· Plaza de Armes

· Plaza Vieja

· Plaza de an Francisco de Assisi

· Plaza de Catedral

Castilo de la Real Fureza

Backstreets of Old Havana (suitable for Humanitarian purpose- gift giving)

 

Break for lunch at a Palador (private restaurant)(Optional)

 

PART TWO:

Drive along the Malecon area to

Nacional Hotel

· Bunkers underneath hotel

Fusterlandia

El Bosque de la Habana

Cristobal Colon Cemetary

John Lennon Park (Statue 17th & 6th)

Plaza de Revolution

 

Drive to down town area

Capitol Building

· Central Park

Grand Theatre of Havana- Need to see at night too

Bacardi Building

 

 

Where did you find Blexie's itinerary? I was told it was on their Facebook page but can't find it. Thanks for your help.

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This is the email I used and he responded sometimes the same day or evening but in a day or two. The first response I got was his general reply but he answered my questions quickly. This was all in the last couple of weeks.

 

blexie100588@gmail.com

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