Tag Archives: Cuba

The Vinales Valley ~ Cuba

 “Mountains culminate in peaks, and nations in men.” Jose Marti ~ Cuban Writer, 1853-1895 Leaving Havana for the day, we climbed aboard a Chinese built bus and headed west on a highway built by Russians. Our destination was the Vinales … Continue reading

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The Peanut Vendor And How I Broke His Heart ~ Havana

“Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought.  ~ Yip Harburg Sitting on his concrete perch outside the boxing gymnasium, the distinguished old man held his rolls of peanuts while singing softly to … Continue reading

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Looking Beyond Crumbling Buildings ~ Havana

 A land without ruins is a land without memories – a land without memories is a land without history.   Abram Joseph Ryan Having grown up in Miami during the 50’s, I have iconic images of Havana, Cuba, a large Caribbean … Continue reading

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Havana Daydreaming…

We just came back from Havana after experiencing a culture rich in the arts, music and dance. Creative energy is felt throughout the city. It vibrates from within and has a pulse of its own. Much to reflect on. Where … Continue reading

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