During the rainy season, the Island of Cuba is rocked by flooding rains, harsh winds and hurricanes. Continue reading “The Ceiba Tree”
I took the bus, Viazul, to Matanzas. Hands down one of the most well-kempt greyhound busses I have taken yet. The trip lasts around two hours and follows the coast with beautiful sights of all of the Cuban beaches between the two coastal towns.
That glorious, world renowned, stuffed with love and pressed to perfection quick snack on city side streets; the Cuban sandwich has earned its reputation in good and honorable measure. Do not leave the Island without having tried one for yourself.
A beautiful ranchers town overrun with Cowboys and Havana Club Rum, Viñales is a place you’ve got to check out while traveling through Cuba. The city sits to the west of Havana and is home to some of the most beautiful Tobacco and Coffee farms on the Island. There are also three caves, a lake for swimming, and endless mountaintops where you can watch the sunrise and sunset.
“He always thought of the sea as la mar which is what people call her in Spanish when they love her. Continue reading “La Mar”
There are two kinds of Taxis in Cuba. The Yellow taxis and the privately owned taxis. Yes, there are private businesses in Cuba, and there are plenty of them.
To the west of Havana, just about 200 km, sits Viñales a small town amid a long mountainside covered in coffee and tobacco farms.