A Land of Cuba Propaganda

A Land of Cuba Propaganda

I have seen propaganda before, and in particular, anti-American propaganda.  We traveled through China, and visited the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City.  I am used to seeing a plethora of homages to Chairman Mao in China and Uncle Ho in Vietnam, and reverence...
Maria la Gorda – Socialist Style Resort in Cuba

Maria la Gorda – Socialist Style Resort in Cuba

We signed up a for a tour in Cuba – something we have never done before. A tour was what brought us to Maria la Gorda. Part of it was because Cuba made us nervous, we did not have a tour book, there would be little or no internet once there to help with...
Visiting The Valley of Vinales Cuba

Visiting The Valley of Vinales Cuba

Vinales Cuba, a few hours west of Havana, is a former agricultural center cum tourist town – with buses arriving throughout the day to drop tourists looking for an “authentic” Cuban countryside experience. Vinales Cuba – the Tourist Town The main industry...
Post-Apocalyptic Miami: Architecture in Havana Cuba

Post-Apocalyptic Miami: Architecture in Havana Cuba

The architecture in Havana, Cuba, makes you say ah, and brings tears to your eyes, all in the same moment. It is said that Havana is a city that is stuck in time.  The architecture in Havana is there to prove it.  Walking through Old Havana, there is a unique blend of...
Interacting With The Locals In Havana Cuba

Interacting With The Locals In Havana Cuba

Often times we are jaded as tourists.  We are defensive.  We are used to being attacked by aggressive touts, and are always worried about being suckers – getting robbed, being the victim of a scam.  In Havana, Cuba, we noticed immediately how “nice” people...