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Havana, and the journey back

Tuesday, 3 Nov 2009 | Views [1581]

Getting back to Havana from Trinidad would be a long arduous journey but was half the fun! Juana woke me at 8:00 AM because I asked her to last night. Immediately I washed up and went to the kitchen por mi desayuno de bananos, guayaba de jugo, pan y ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, cities, food, hitchhiking, mojitos, old cars, people, socialism

Photos: Santa Clara and Trinidad

Sunday, 1 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

home of Che and home of Cuba's colonial jewel
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Saluting Che....and a journey to Trinidad

Saturday, 31 Oct 2009 | Views [1707]

Once I got off the Viazul bus filled mostly with well-heeled Cubans, jinteros immediately starting literally breathing down my back, saying "casa particular" over and over. Finally I turned around and got upset with one of the guys; it's annoying ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, beaches, che guevara, colonial architecture, hitchhiking

Photos: Valle de Viñales

Friday, 30 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery

One of the most beautiful areas of Cuba, filled with spectacular karst limestone formations and Martian-red tobacco fields
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Martian Red Soil

Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | Views [3269]

After spending five days in La Habana, I decided to make a run for Viñales. Let me tell you first how I got there, because getting there turned out to be half the fun. After taking a taxi to the Autopista (Cuba's central highway) I wanted to hitchhike.... Read more >

Tags: caving, culture, hiking, karst landscapes, old cars

The Real Havana!

Friday, 23 Oct 2009 | Views [2291]

This morning I woke up early but I was too lazy to leave. I don't know why. I paid Lisdey 30 CUC for my stay and I just lazed around for a bit. After having a few cups of tea I was finally ready to set out at about noon. My plan was to go to Angie's ... Read more >

Tags: history, people, socialism

Photos: Havana

Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | Photo Gallery

Classic cars, socialism, free health care: Welcome to Cuba
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'50s Time Capsule

Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | Views [3007]

When I first landed in Cuba, I must admit I was a little bit scared. In the "address in Cuba" I wrote the address of a casa particular that I had no intentions of staying at. Since I'm American I had to ask the customs official not to stamp ... Read more >

Tags: adventures, history, old cars, people, socialism

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