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An American in Cuba, Travel Writing, March 2017.
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March 15, 2017: Vinales, Cuba – A Life in the Valley
It’s tempting just to share photos from today’s hiking and let the pictures speak for themselves. Continue reading “March 15, 2017: Vinales, Cuba – A Life in the Valley”
March 14, 2017: Vinales, Cuba – There’s an angry horse tied up on the road ahead.
Cuba is one of the most challenging places I have ever traveled. Little about the way this place is transparent. People are very thorough, checking every box, but not necessarily in order. Continue reading “March 14, 2017: Vinales, Cuba – There’s an angry horse tied up on the road ahead.”
March 13, 2017: Hemingway’s Havana
This morning, my mission was clear. Find passage for tomorrow to Vinales, by reputation the most beautiful countryside in all of Cuba. The state-owned bus company was no help – the only bus there being full and sold out online weeks ago. Thankfully, the lady behind the counter at Infotur, the state-owned tourism office was able to work a little private sector magic and get me set up in a shared taxi for just five dollars more than the price of the sold out bus. And apparently I owed her nothing more for this service than a sonrisas grande e un muchas gracias. Continue reading “March 13, 2017: Hemingway’s Havana”