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up for breakie at 9 this morning...a fruit drink with bread and butter...tasty!!!

Left for la Havana vieja to see the cultural part of the town....We initially turned the wrong way and walked for half an hour...walked back for about 1 hour and we were completely lost. A woman approached us and asked us where we wanted to go and when they copped that they spoke spanish she called over her husband...they took us to some places in havana and then they told us that we had to try the mojitos here..so we went along...they made us pay for their drinks...we had heard of cubans doing this so we just bought them one drink and left....mind u that was a bit of a struggle but we got away eventually....

We were starving at this stage so we went for some food in a cafeteria in the cultural part of the town..we got food there..spaghetti wit tomato sauce which was the sauce from spaghetti hoops...haha..i went to pay and it was there that i found out that the 10 cuc change they gave me from dinos the night before was actually fake so i could just about pay for the food....the toilet there was broken and it had ´poo´upside down in the bin beside it...sorry for being gross but it was just the way it was...we couldnt leave there quick enough...

We decided we had enough for the day and had to walk for 2 hours back to the house...just before we got there at about 6pm...i heard someone coming running behind me.i went to turn around but i was too slow and they had ripped the camera out of my hand and broke the strap around my wrist and went running....i tried to run after him but he was a fast black lad and i was wearing flip flops...mind u i dont know what i would have done if i did catch up with him...i just called him a fucker and he got around the corner and i lost him...luckily there was a guard in the restaurant who helped me and brought me to the police station...none of the locals helped when they saw the guy running with my camera...was a bit upset about that...

spent 3 hours in prison writing a statement but that was the end of my camera...the 400 pics i had were gone so no leaving party photos to remember...at least i wasnt hurt in the process...and he obviously needed it more than me...the punishment for being caught with a stolen camera is imprisonment for 2 years so he was obviously in desperate need...i just hope he gets caught in the future!!!

my day was very eventful but not one of the most enjoyable ones...