Hey There from Cuba (11) – Inside A Cuban Home
I am resting right here in a brand-new location and also I obtained ta rush considering that I acquired a $6 CUC Internet gain access to card and also I just have 53 mins left.
Anyway, the supper at Pedro ´ s household on Sunday was incredible. We took the GuaGua (Public Transit System) and also after concerning 1 hr we showed up in the location of Marinao. From there we needed to stroll one more 30 mins or two to obtain to his residence.
It was incredible being in a Cuban residence, after having actually invested an entire week in an impersonal resort. It was quickly evident that the Cuban idea of household is really various from exactly what I have actually experienced in Austria or Canada.
My pal informed me that in his daddy ´ s residence 3 of his siblings reside in one bed room (as well as they in some cases get brows through from their partners that wind up oversleeping the exact same area), his sibling as well as mommy rest in one space (as his mommy is separated), as well as an additional brother or sister and also the papa rest in one more area. It ´ s really challenging to picture this sort of stuffed living setting, there is most definitely very little personal privacy … By Canadian criteria, the residence is really standard, situated in a facility with around 6 houses, this house includes 2 bed rooms which are shared by my good friend, his other half as well as child (that with each other have one bed room), his other half ´ s sibling (that has the various other room) as well as the papa of the 2 girls oversleeps the living-room.
Furnishings as well as design are extremely standard as well as rather than upholstered couches the furnishings includes standard wood chairs that have an early american look. Among the relatives that remained in from community obtained wed in 2015 to a buddy of mine in Toronto, so she involved Havana to visit the Canadian Consulate to obtain her visa to lastly most likely to Canada. Reaching most likely to Canada is not a simple point whatsoever for Cubans, considering that it is extremely tough to get a Cuban key.
We yapped regarding Canada as well as concerning that life is really various, the environment, the setting, the principle of household. This conversation was specifically pertinent given that Pedro ´ s other half ´ s women relative is wishing to involve Canada in the following 6 weeks as she is presently expectant.
The table was complete of recipes: fried hen, white rice with bean sauce, fried wonderful plaintains (one of my favorite foods) as well as a yummy bean salad. We had flan for treat and also it was one of the ideal dishes I have actually had in Cuba so much.
I had actually brought a little keepsake for the family members: 2 collections of coloured pens for the little woman which she definitely enjoyed as well as some attractive blossoms for the women of the residence. The ambience was a little timid in the beginning, yet eventually we began talking, asking each various other inquiries concerning our particular lives in these 2 extremely various nations. All the while I existed I really felt extremely unique as well as I really felt genuinely honoured to have had a chance to be presented to a Cuban family members and also to experience Cuban friendliness very first hand.
It was fantastic being in a Cuban residence, after having actually invested an entire week in an impersonal resort. It was instantly noticeable that the Cuban principle of household is extremely various from exactly what I have actually experienced in Austria or Canada. Obtaining to go to Canada is not a simple point at all for Cubans, considering that it is extremely hard to get a Cuban key.
All the while I was there I really felt really unique as well as I really felt absolutely honoured to have had a chance to be presented to a Cuban household as well as to experience Cuban friendliness initial hand.