Tag: Cuba


Saving Grace – Santiago de Cuba

A glimmering colonial town in the south east of Cuba. Closer to Haiti than Havana and offering more vibes than Vinales, we took a plunge into the historically important town of Santiago de Cuba (SdC). Our penultimate destination… Read More


Presque Paradise – Guardalavaca

A cross country drive often reveals the working classes of a nation. This is where the farmers work all through the day in the sun, heat and rain to get produce to the people. On our bus ride… Read More


South Coast Cuba – Cienfuegos & Trinidad

Each time we visit a new country, we try to approach it with an open mind so we can experience it and its locations with fresh eyes. We try to read widely and from as many sources as… Read More


The Coral Gardens in the Bay of Pigs

There are two invasions that we talk about occurring in Cuba. There is the present invasion of tourists “getting in” before the USA trade embargoes are removed and the American citizens flock to this island nation. The dominant… Read More


Veritable Vinales

Cubans for the most part are laid back friendly people who may not seem all that organised at first glance, but watch a queue or a group of people waiting for something and it becomes apparent that there… Read More