A varied picture

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Friday, 9:00 am I have some catching up to do. Sorry I haven’t had a chance blog since Wednesday morning, but we’ve been on the go a lot and it’s been exhausting. Today is our last day in Havana, and it’s … Continued

Intro to Havana

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Tuesday, 8:00 am Tour Yesterday part-bus and part-walking tour made for an excellent first day in Havana. Our guide, Felix, is a fount of information. So much information, in fact, that, interesting as it was, sometimes I just had to tune … Continued

Excited and Enchanted…

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Monday, 8:00 am I started out planning this trip to Cuba feeling excited. It always seemed like one of those forbidden, exotic places I’d never get to visit. So when I learned about this tour, I jumped on the opportunity. And … Continued

My Cuba Itinerary

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Just a week from tomorrow I’ll be on my way to Cuba! On my first trip to Europe in 1989 I went to Hungary, which was still behind the Iron Curtain. This trip feels like that.

Michoacán and Monarcas

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I’m enjoying the discovery of all the natural and human-made beauty that Mexico reveals. Earlier this week I took a three-day trip to the state of Michoacán to do just that. I signed up for this tour last fall, and … Continued