Tag Archives: Cuba

We Get Around

Before I went to Cuba I had an image that most of its vehicles were vintage American cars.  Wrong!  There were vehicles of all kinds, including generic small Asian sedans. Most of the transportation was local; the “highways” between cities were … Continue reading

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After their economy collapsed in the early 1990’s when Soviet support disappeared overnight, Cubans have been slowly rebuilding, both figuratively and literally. We saw buildings that were disintegrating and some that were being restored, and everything in between.  It’s a … Continue reading

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Mixed Feelings

I love to take photos, always have since high school when I worked on the yearbook and got some graphics training.  And yet, I have mixed feelings about it. Sometimes I wonder if I’m really seeing what’s there in my … Continue reading

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Fidel, Barack, Mick, and Me

This was my April 6, 2016 guest column in local newspaper the Nevada Appeal: “You’ll leave Cuba with more questions than you had when you arrived.”  This was the first thing our Cuban guide Felix said to our tour group … Continue reading

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