La Habana

Seven Super Shots From Andi’s Travels

February 16, 2012
I thoroughly enjoyed writing my ABC's of Travel, as it allowed me to nostalgically reflect on some beautiful past adventures.  Thus, I could not wait for the next meme to circulate in the travel world and was delighted when Seven Super Shots From My Travels was created, especially since it revolved50...

Cuba: Day 9

December 7, 2010
On my last morning in Cuba, I experienced the country at its most frustrating.  After eating a delicious Cuban breakfast at our casa and saying our sad goodbyes to Sergio, Miriam, and their daughter, we departed for the airport.  We checked in with the airline and got through customs with50...

Cuba Day 8 (Part 2)

December 6, 2010
Playa del Blanco is a deserted beach with a wide strip of fine, white sand (hence the name) that slopes gently into the sea.  It had some of the calmest waters I have ever been in and was definitely one of those beaches that is so beautiful it inspires you50...

Cuba Day 8 (Part 1)

December 2, 2010
We chose to leave La Habana yet again, this time we went on a catamaran around the peninsular beach of Varadero, which is located about two hours from the capitol in the northernmost part of the island.  It is the largest resort town in Cuba, where Europeans flock to in50...

Cuba: Day 7 (Part 2)

November 30, 2010
The ride from the jungle to the river was about an hour and it afforded the three of us time for a quick siesta. 3rd Stop: The River As previously mentioned, it was comforting to be amongst the locals again, especially in such a serene setting.  In case you are50...