Tag Archives: Caribbean

Thursday Bird #9 – Cuban Trogon

The trogon is the national bird of Cuba on account of its plumage being the same colour as the Cuban flag. I spotted it in woods near Trinidad in 2017 and although the picture is pretty blurry, I was nethertheless pleased to capture it before it flew off.

OLD TOWN HAVANA, CUBA

Friday Photo – Colourful Photo Opportunity, Havana, Cuba

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.

Camaguey, Cuba

Monday Morning Blues – Camaguey, Cuba

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.

The Caribbean, Santiago de Cuba

Sunday Sunsets – Santiago de Cuba

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.

Sunday Photo – Cool Dude, Havana, Cuba

Old Havana, Cuba

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 […]

Havana, Cuba

Friday Photo – Three Generations, Old Havana, Cuba

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.

The Malecon, Havana, Cuba

A-Z April Challenge (Cities Visited) – H is for Havana

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 […]

Camaguey, Cuba

Monday Morning Blues – Camaguey, Cuba

I took this photo in January 2017. Notice the pelican stood on the jetty.

Old Havana, Cuba

Monday Morning Blues – Old Havana, Cuba

This week’s ‘blue’ photo comes from my January 2017 visit to Cuba. It was a wonderful trip taking in many cities, but Havana was undoubtedly my favourite. Old Havana is a poor district full of colourful characters going about their daily business and was a fabulous maze of streets that were perfect for just meandering […]