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Originally posted on Wilbur's Travels:
Before I visited Cuba I had of course heard of Che Guevara. Now I feel I know him. Che was born in Rosario?in 1928, Argentinian but part Irish through his paternal grandparents. All his life he struggled with asthma, but this did not stop him loving and playing rugby…
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 […]
This post has also been published on my sister site On Track. Please take a look and follow me there if you can for regular train orientated posts. I wanted to take a scheduled train in Cuba, but as they were said to be extremely unreliable our itinerary with G Adventures did not include one. […]
It is Mother’s Day in the UK today, so here are some pictures from my travels in honour of mothers everywhere. And not forgetting granny…….
“It takes ten large cocoa pods to make a lump of chocolate the size of a cannonball,” so said the nice lady with her English speaking interpreter, demonstrating the art of chocolate making at Arquimides Borges in the countryside just outside Baracoa in Eastern Cuba. This wasn’t Hollywood ‘Chocolat’ style sickly-sweet chocolate manufacture, but the hard […]