Reasons Why The Bahamas Should Be In Your Bucket List

By |2019-05-23T14:56:37-05:00July 22nd, 2018|Categories: Caribbean, Must-See|

Reasons why the Bahamas should be in your bucket list The Bahamas is one of those destinations that definitely brings you closer to the wind. It has perfect vision to carry you out with the placement of the high-class cruise liners along with the greater assortment of fascinating natural attractions. Then, as you decided to travel [...]

20 Best Photos From 2016

By |2021-04-12T15:09:45-05:00December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Europe, Photos|

20 Best Photos From 2016. Ok, I lied. There are 35 photos that I wanted to share with you from 2016. Just too many great memories. Armenia I have been here almost too many times to count.  By far one of my favorite countries to visit.  Here is Khor Virap Monastery at the foot of Mt. [...]

Havana Decrepit Elegance

By |2021-04-12T15:20:38-05:00February 27th, 2016|Categories: Caribbean, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , |

Havana Decrepit Elegance.  Havana is a dynamic and living Caribbean city of two million souls.  Havana was a thriving city during the first half of the 20th century.  There were very close ties between the United States and Cuba which resulted in a strong economy and frequent visits of US citizens to what became a Caribbean [...]

Trinidad – A Must-See

By |2019-05-28T11:26:02-05:00February 26th, 2016|Categories: Caribbean, Must-See|Tags: , , |

Trinidad - A Must-See.  Rolling green hills are gently kissed by azure skies.  Trinidad, a UNESCO site, sits on the southern coast of Cuba.  Trinidad, a town of 75,000, was founded by Spanish conquistador, Velázquez de Cuéllar, in 1514.  And it is only a four hour ride from Havana. The heart of Trinidad may be found [...]

Chan Chan – Cuban Music

By |2021-04-16T14:49:26-05:00February 13th, 2016|Categories: Caribbean, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , |

Chan Chan - Cuban Music.  Cuba has a well-earned tradition for fantastic and ubiquitous music.  Musicians magically appear, it seemed everywhere.  On the street corner, on a park bench, in a café, or the hotel lobby.  They appeared solo or in large groups.  And throughout my stay in Cuba, I was tenaciously followed by Chan Chan.  [...]

Cienfuegos Warm Hospitality

By |2019-05-28T11:26:10-05:00February 2nd, 2016|Categories: Caribbean, Off The Beaten Path|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Cienfuegos Warm Hospitality.  The Pearl of the South is a five hour bus drive from the capital of Havana, and located on the southern coast of Cuba. Cienfuegos translates to 100 fires. Cienfuegos was originally inhabited by indigenous people of Cuba, but then settled by French immigrants from Bordeaux and Louisiana. Don Louis de Clouet, their [...]

Witnessing Revolution In Cuba

By |2019-05-28T11:26:12-05:00January 21st, 2016|Categories: Caribbean, Must-See|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Witnessing the revolution in Cuba.  Viva la revolution!  Cuba brims with revolutionary fervor and there are many signs attesting to its revolutionary history. Plaza Revolution Cubans can universally agree on one hero, .  Marti was Cuba’s first independence hero.  He fought the Spanish in the Cuban War of Independence against their colonial overlords.  Marti died in [...]

Havana Highlights

By |2021-04-12T15:26:16-05:00January 15th, 2016|Categories: Caribbean, Off The Beaten Path|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Havana Highlights.  Havana the brilliant and decrepit capital of Cuba is a diamond in the rough.  A smorgasbord of people and cultures have melded in this Caribbean metropolis.  Over two million people are crammed in this city founded in the 16th century by the Spanish.  Old Havana (La Habana Vieja) is a UNESCO world heritage site.   Havana [...]

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