Category Archives: Cuba – 2011

Some random thoughts on Cuba.

I’ve completed my second visit to Cuba. The first was in 2005. Nothing stays the same and that holds true for Cuba. However, Cuba almost seems to be in a time warp. If you didn’t know better you would say … Continue reading

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Cars and Bars of the Cuban variety.

Everybody loves old cars! There’s no better place to see old cars than in Cuba so here’s a photo gallery. Some people like bars so I thought I’d throw in a few of those pictures. Make yourself a mojito and … Continue reading

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Our first full day in Cuba. Havana, Perico and Veradero. June 13, 2011

Sunday was suppose to be our decompression day to do some sightseeing and get ready to travel to projects on Monday (today). The mess with the airlines killed that plan so we were up early to get started. We travelled … Continue reading

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There’s Cuba and then there is Hell, I’m talking about airports. June 11, 2011. Chapter I.

We were scheduled for a flight from NYC, JFK airport to Havana, Cuba for 3:30 pm on June 11. We are advised to arrive at JFK at 11.30 am. That seems like a lot of time but why question the … Continue reading

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Next stop, Cuba!

For most of next week we will be in Cuba (legally). Catholic Relief Services has obtained a Treasury Dept. license that allows a group of us to visit projects that they support in the country. CRS is a partner of … Continue reading

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Cuba?!

It looks like the next adventure will be a trip to Cuba in June of 2011. I was there once before but Marie has not experienced the country. We will travel there legally. We will have licenses from the US … Continue reading

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