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 [...]

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 [...]

Cuba Travel Facts

By |2021-05-10T08:21:12-05:00January 15th, 2016|Categories: Advice, Caribbean, Off The Beaten Path|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Cuba travel facts.  Cuba has a passion for music and for waiting in lines.  The music is incredible, but the lines suck.  Here is a recap of things you should be aware of before you travel to Cuba.  Cuba is taking its first baby steps to wake up from 55 years of communism and one man [...]

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