A Hectic Start

Well with less than 15 hours to go before takeoff my darling wife decides to start the adventure early. Around 3:00pm Sunday afternoon (we are due at the airport 8:00am Monday) Deb starts collecting all the little things we need in one place. You know … Continue readingA Hectic Start

La Habana

We started out on the Wednesday by going to Plaza De Revelucion. This is a huge tower with a giant statue of Jose Marti in front. Marti was an early advocate of Cuban independance in the late 19th Century and despite being killed in an … Continue readingLa Habana


As the coach pulled into Vinales, a very small, sleepy but scenic town, the heavens opened and about a dozen of us gring√≥s were dropped off in the town square with only an awning for shelter. Before we could even get our bags we were … Continue readingVinales


This town has lots of charm. There are restaurants & music wherever you go. We spent one day at the beach a 15 minute taxi ride away and the rest of the time checking out the local bars & clubs. A lot more tourists here … Continue readingTrinidad


Can’t upload any more pics at the moment maybe later. Cienfuegos is just another city but there were a few intersting buildings to look at. The most memorable part of the stay was dinner at casa, lobster again for $7. Followed by entry into a … Continue readingCienfuegos

Chichen Itza

Of course nobody showed up and we were left standing in an empty terminal 6:00am in the morning in 90% humidity pondering our next move. We changed back to our Aussie sim card (which works here) and made a few fruitless calls. After nearly an … Continue readingChichen Itza