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Bicycling Cuba: 50 Days of Detailed Ride Routes from Havana to El Oriente (Bicycling)

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Exploring this fascinating country on two wheels may just be the best way to fullyappreciate its history, people, and culture. Wally and Barbara Smith spent more than sixmonths and rode 8,000 kilometers in Cuba to provide everything adventurous travelersneed to know for 50 days of cycling throughout the country.The tours vary in length, many combining to create multi-day loops. Directions describerides leaving Havana to the west and east, while subsequent routes are clustered in theregions of Cuba most amenable to cycling: Pinar del Ro, central Cuba, and the Oriente. Afinal chapter connects the regions for a long tour of the entire island. The authors providecrucial information on getting to Cuba, issues for American travelers, and advice on gettingaround the country, as well as tips for flying with your bicycle, recommended equipmentand accessories, food and water, safety considerations, and overnight accommodations. Anappendix includes useful Spanish phrases and handy checklists of what you'll need to bringon your Cuban adventure. And throughout, the authors' anecdotes and vivid photographsbring the people and landscapes of Cuba to life.

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Discover all Cuba has to offer in this complete cycling guide.

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Wally and Barbara Smith spent 6 months cycling 8,000 miles in Cuba to provide detailed directions for 50 days of cycling. The rides vary in length, many combining to create multi-day loops. Detailed directions describe rides leaving Havana to the west and east. Subsequent rides are clustered in the three best regions of Cuba for cycling: Pinar del Rio, central Cuba, and El Oriente. A final section contains advice on connecting the regions for a long tour of the entire island. In addition, the authors provide information on getting to Cuba, equipment and accessories, food and water, safety considerations, overnight accommodations, and more.

Exploring this fascinating country on two wheels may just be the best way to fully appreciate its history, people, and culture.

Synopsis:

Wally and Barbara Smith spent 6 months cycling 8,000 miles in Cuba to provide detailed directions for 50 days of cycling. The rides vary in length, many combining to create multi-day loops. Detailed directions describe rides leaving Havana to the west and east. Subsequent rides are clustered in the three best regions of Cuba for cycling: Pinar del Rio, Central Cuba, and the Oriente. A final section contains advice on connecting the regions for a long tour of the entire island. In addition, the authors provide information on getting to Cuba, equipment and accessories, food and water, safety considerations, overnight accommodations, and more.

Exploring this fascinating country on two wheels may just be the best way to fully appreciate its history, people, and culture.

About the Author

Wally Smith, a former newspaper and radio reporter, has been a bicycle tour leader for Bike Vermont for more than 12 years.Barbara Smith has cycled in the Maritime Provinces, Quebec, New England, and the Skyline Drive in Virginia and the Carolinas. She occasionally joins her husband Wally in leading Bike Vermont tours. The Smiths live in South Strafford, Vermont.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881505535
Author:
Smith, Wally
Author:
Smith, Barbara
Publisher:
Countryman Press
Location:
Woodstock, VT
Subject:
Caribbean & West Indies
Subject:
Cycling
Subject:
Bicycle touring
Subject:
Cuba
Subject:
Bicycle trails
Subject:
Cycling - General
Subject:
Bicycle touring - Cuba
Subject:
Travel-Caribbean
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Bicycling
Series Volume:
130
Publication Date:
20021101
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12-page color insert, 50 black-and-white
Pages:
328
Dimensions:
7.62x4.98x.81 in. .85 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Discover all Cuba has to offer in this complete cycling guide.
"Synopsis" by , Wally and Barbara Smith spent 6 months cycling 8,000 miles in Cuba to provide detailed directions for 50 days of cycling. The rides vary in length, many combining to create multi-day loops. Detailed directions describe rides leaving Havana to the west and east. Subsequent rides are clustered in the three best regions of Cuba for cycling: Pinar del Rio, central Cuba, and El Oriente. A final section contains advice on connecting the regions for a long tour of the entire island. In addition, the authors provide information on getting to Cuba, equipment and accessories, food and water, safety considerations, overnight accommodations, and more.

Exploring this fascinating country on two wheels may just be the best way to fully appreciate its history, people, and culture.

"Synopsis" by , Wally and Barbara Smith spent 6 months cycling 8,000 miles in Cuba to provide detailed directions for 50 days of cycling. The rides vary in length, many combining to create multi-day loops. Detailed directions describe rides leaving Havana to the west and east. Subsequent rides are clustered in the three best regions of Cuba for cycling: Pinar del Rio, Central Cuba, and the Oriente. A final section contains advice on connecting the regions for a long tour of the entire island. In addition, the authors provide information on getting to Cuba, equipment and accessories, food and water, safety considerations, overnight accommodations, and more.

Exploring this fascinating country on two wheels may just be the best way to fully appreciate its history, people, and culture.
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