Difference between revisions of "Isla de la Juventud"
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Isla de la Juventud is an island in Cuba.
Victoria,  is the local periodical.
Flora and fauna
Only two possibilities:
The prices are going to change in 2007-01/02, increasing from 20' pesos to 90 something. Reservations are imperative, with at least 5 days in advance.
Bus from Ciudad de La Habana (Estación Central de Ómnibus) to Batabanó (Habana province, south of the capital): 5 CUP for everybody (Astro bus). The boat (Kometa) costs 50 pesos per person (25 for children of less than 12 years of age):
No reservations needed to go to the island. Best to buy a ticket with one day in advance for the return (or you'll have to wake up at 5 A.M. to leave at 12 A.M.). The trip isn't a experience per se (modern, long, highly cooled air, can't go on deck...). No bicycle can be brought on the island. Knifes and the such must be checked in (free, secure and minimal loss of time).