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Trip: Che It Ain't So: Travels in Changing Cuba

There are [3] stories from my trip: Che It Ain't So: Travels in Changing Cuba


Four Days in Havana

CUBA | Monday, 9 Oct 2017 | Views [246]

I was talked into sharing a taxi to Havana with two Russians. The drive, from the beach town of Varadero, took two hours; the Afro-Cuban driver never spoke, except to sing softly along with the booming reggaeton on the stereo, or to exchange a shouted ... Read more >

Tags: cuba, graham greene, havana


Photos: Che it Ain't So: Travels in Changing Cuba

CUBA | Sunday, 9 Apr 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Second World Problems

CUBA | Sunday, 9 Apr 2017 | Views [492]

Departures from airports are almost always inauspicious. In my case, the trip I had been longing to make began with a bad-tempered New Zealander at the check-in desk at Gatwick, who asked gruffly for my passport and visa; an unpleasant cup of stryrofoam ... Read more >

Tags: communist countries, cuba, straits of florida, varadero