Nightly Stage Show – Barcelo Marina Palace – Varadera, Cuba

Nightly Stage Show – Barcelo Marina Palace – Varadera, Cuba

Each night, the resort’s auditorium was filled to capacity for the nightly stage show. We had gone to a few of them and this particular evening I was outside the building taking some night shots when I decided to head over to the stage area to see if I might be able to catch the last of the evening’s performance. Continue reading

Looking out over the Barcelo Premium Marina Palace Resort – Varadero, Cuba

Looking out over the Barcelo Premium Marina Palace Resort – Varadero, Cuba

It felt like a great day for a bit of a climb so I took my Nikon D300 and my 10.5mm fisheye lens up to the top of the look-out tower and enjoyed the view and the photo opportunities. The above image shows the Music Room (Disco) mid left, the marina construction top  center, and the main reception area top right. Continue reading

Varadero, Cuba – Morning has come.

Varadero, Cuba – Day 2 and morning has come.

After a good night’s sleep, we got up and headed over to the reception area of the Marina Palace complex to meet with Air Canada’s representative for the orientation session.  Weather was nice and warm so I also took the time to get a few photos along the way. Continue reading

Barcelo Premium Marina Palace and Cayo Libertad – Checking out the resort

Barcelo Premium Marina Palace and Cayo Libertad – Checking out the resort

One of the benefits of the direct flight from Ottawa was our arrival time. After checking in and taking a look at our room, we still had most of the afternoon to look around the resort in daylight hours.

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