Tag: Cuba again

Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Oh, Yeah! Cuba (The Second-to-Last Part)


Whoops! I started the draft for my last post of Cuba at least a month ago, but I took so many photographs there (and liked them so much) that cutting away at the pictures was a serious task. I did my best, but even so, I’ll have to break the time my family spent in Sanctus Spiritus in half. Below are photographs of the road to, and city of, Trinidad; among Cuba’s loveliest locales.


Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Oh, Yeah! Cuba. (Again)


The photographic tour of Cuba continues, heading south, to Playa Girón. To Americans, this is the infamous site where hundreds of Cubans were slaughtered after Castro’s forces met a weak militia that anticipated American support. I can’t say what the average Cuban thinks about the failed invasion, but their fates were sealed — Cuba was Castro’s.


Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. Oh, yeah! Cuba. (Part Dos)



My father would be very pleased to know that I posted this photo of he, my older brother, and me.

Since I got away with sharing a vacation slide show without complaint, I’ll try my luck again. From Havana, our guide took us on an excursion, 185 kilometers west of the city, to visit the karstic wonder, Vinales. Cuban highways have about as much pedestrian traffic on them as they do automotive; tobacco fields and drying huts dominate the foreground and are contained by the forested mountains in the distance.


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Sometime in the last 24 hours or so the pictures on my last post went blank. At first I thought the Cuban’s were up to their tricks, but it appears the issue was on my end. So if any of you were interested in seeing recent pictures of Havana, check ’em out! It looked like […]

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