Cuba

Here you can read all the posts I’ve written about my travels in Cuba!

Santiago de Cuba is the second city of Cuba and said to be the most colorful, hot and musical city of the island. It’s a city with an interesting history and an important part in the Cuban revolution. Santiago de Cuba was the place where Fidel Castro attacked Cuartel Moncada and where the resistance against the Cuban government first took…

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I wrote this post the day I got back from Cuba, over 2 months ago. But I didn’t have the guts to publish it… However, after having read this honest and inspirational post from Liz of Young Adventuress  I decided I did not want my own self-doubt holding me back from publishing this post. I don’t want to listen to…

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One of the things that surprised me about Cuba is how varied the country is! On the jeep safari to the village of Biran and the Salto del Guayabo waterfall I came across rice fields, pine forest, tropical jungle and farmland. I drove over roads that were in perfect condition and roads that could barely be called road and I had…

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Until a little over a year ago I could have never imagined I would become a scuba dive addict… Diving was something my husband Frank had dreamed about for years, but truth to tell, the idea of going diving scared me! I was afraid I would feel claustrophobic being completely surrounded by water. I couldn’t have been more wrong, diving doesn’t…

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I knew very little about Cuba before my visit. Yes I ‘knew’ about Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, the Embargo and the classic cars. But I knew next to nothing about the varied nature of the country. Or about the Cuban people. About the history of the country. And how that turbulent history shaped the society… Highlights of East Cuba Not…

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