Posts Tagged ‘Cuba’ (6)

Kicking Up Our Heels in Cuba

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

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Cubans love to dance – in the streets, in the squares, and in performance halls.

They literally grow up dancing, as evidenced by the ballet students practicing along the Malacón at midnight, a gaggle of teenagers entertaining the crowds in …

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Cuba’s Arts Culture *Videos*

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

SalasHemingwayCuba has a vibrant arts culture and lucky for me my recent tour focused on exploring the island’s local art scene. In fact, one of the trip highlights is the access we had—visiting the artists in their homes, seeing their …

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Unraveling the Bay of Pigs

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASurprised that the Bay of Pigs is actually an idyllic white sand beach? I was. I’m not sure what I was expecting, but it sure wasn’t this little slice of paradise.

The reality is that Playa Girón (as it’s known …

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My Black Madonna Blessing

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERADuring one of my free days in Havana, I headed to Regla, a tiny island in the middle of Havana’s harbor, known as the center of Afro-Cuban religions. (Hat tip to Mr. Greenwald for suggesting the visit.)

I mainly came …

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MESSAGE – Havana *Video*

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAs a city of more than 2 million and the largest city in the Caribbean, the lure of Havana is hard to capture. I think it has to do with the duality of the place—the old next to the newly …

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Top 5 Travel Bucket List

Friday, July 11th, 2014

I’ve been back in the U.S. about four months now which means I’m starting to seriously get the inch to go abroad. When thinking about where I want to go, five countries instantly pop into my head:

#1  Cuba – …

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