Having arrived late in Cienfuegos the previous day, our morning started with a visit to the Palacio de Valle which sits at the end of a strip of island jutting into the sea.
The palace is an otherwise out of place example of arabic architecture but when you understand that it was built to impress someone then it starts to make more sense.
The entire building is impressively ornate and especially so when compared to the large hotels next door.
After a 10 minute stop, including the group as a whole buying enough CDs to last the rest of the day’s travel, we set off towards the town of Trinidad where we were due to spend 2 nights. Again, much of our day was spent on the road although even the motorway landscape is enough to let just sit back, relax and watch the world go by. There was however one stop along the way.…