I took this shot during my January 2017 visit to Cuba. I love the vivid colours. These ladies clearly dressed to impress and saw the blue doors as a perfect contrast to their pastel dresses.
I am completing my favourite travel photos with my famous five, the quintet that I (currently) love the most. Hotel Baron, Aleppo, Syria This photo signifies so much. Hamish and I travelled to Syria overland from Istanbul by train, bus and taxi in May 2009. This was actually the third time of trying to get […]
Todays’ Monday Morning Blues photo comes from my 2017 trip to Cuba. Why not join the MMB tribe over on Twitter @wilburstravels. Just post a picture featuring the colour blue from your travel archive, all with the aim of providing a cheery start to the week.
On the first Sunday of every month I have joined a few bloggers and twitterers in posting a sunset photo from my archives. This week it comes from Cuba’s second city, Santiago that I visited in 2017.
Old Havana is sandwiched between the iconic Caribbean waterfront promenade known as the Malecon and the district of Vedado, the hip area containing boutique hotels & trendy restaurants. The Malecon Old Havana is the true grit of the city. This is where several families cram into crumbling old mansions that once housed the the rich […]
I took this snap in the Old Havana District of Cuba’s capital. This is the real Havana where people live crammed into ancient buildings, many of which are in bad disrepair. The overwhelming impression however is that people are happy with their lot and just get on with living their lives as socially as possible.
Havana is in my top five favorite cities ever visited. I went in January 2017 for four days with Mrs Wilbur and my regular travel buddy Hamish. Here is why I loved it so much. Havana, Cuba – Population 2.2 Million Havana is like all the best Spanish cities moulded into one – the edgy […]