Category Cuba

Santiago de Cuba Cathedral at night

Friday Photo – Santiago de Cuba Cathedral

The Malecon, Havana, Cuba

Monday Morning Blues – The Malecon, Havana

Wordless Wednesday – Trinidad, Cuba

Wilbur’s Travels is Four Today

Those nice people from WordPress have just informed that my first post was published four years ago. That first post told the tale of my 1995 visit to the Chinese city of Guangzhou by boat from Hong Kong. 710 posts later I am still enthused and planning much more. Here are a selection of photos […]

2017 Gone, 2018 Beckons

It is that time of year to reflect on travels undertaken this year and to look forward to what the new year will bring. All in all 2017 was very good travel wise. It started with a bang in January when I visited Cuba with Mrs Wilbur and regular travel buddy Hamish to celebrate Mrs […]

Hey You – A World Icon

Fifty years ago, on 9th October 1967, the light went out on one of the most instantly recognisable faces of the 20th Century. Terrorist to some but revolutionary hero to so many more, Che will live forever in the hearts, minds and ideologies of many millions of normal people. With visionaries and activists like Che […]

Sunday Photo – Mini Christ The Redeemer, Havana

Santiago de Cuba Artist

Wordless Wednesday – Cuban Artist, Santiago

Trinidad & Not Tobago

There is another Trinidad in the Caribbean – the subject of my post is the Cuban city situated on the South East coast. Trinidad de Cuba is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a more colourful place is hard to find. Its cobbled streets are awash with bright American classic cars, its buildings and walkways […]

Dancers at the Santiago de Cuba Carnival Museum

Cuban Music & Dance

Cuba’s got rhythm. Being a race made up of African, Spanish, Latin American, Cajun & indigenous Caribbean blood, that is hardly surprising. Think reggae meets flamenco meets jazz meets gospel meets tribal meets Latin and you start to get the picture. Modern Cuba has its roots mixed in with the Spanish colonialists and the slaves […]