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November 28th 2009
Published: January 23rd 2010
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I couldn't have planned a better time in my life to visit La Habana. Feeling a little midlife crisis-ish, Havana screams rebel & non-conformity. My kind of place. To add to the overall experience, I just happened to be reading the Dirty Havana Trilogy by Pedro Juan Gutierrez. Sorta like eating a dirt sandwich, and liking it. While traversing across Cuba on a twenty-two day odyssey, I was ... Read Full Entry

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car repairs in vedadocar repairs in vedado
car repairs in vedado

right near the El Colina life goes on
Room with a viewRoom with a view
Room with a view

the el colina is right in the heart of vedado
Havana rough seasHavana rough seas
Havana rough seas

on a regular surf day - can you imagine during a hurricane!
Coppelia rocksCoppelia rocks
Coppelia rocks

OMG Ice cream is well worth the queue!
one last mojitoone last mojito
one last mojito

The nationale is right on the malecon, a mobster hangout back in the day. They made the best mojitos there.

3rd March 2010

Remembering my own trip to Cuba
Andrea You decribe Cuba just as I remember it, I did a similar trip and similar images in 2003. I took the train from Havana to Santiago and came back to Havana by cab with three nights in Trinidad and one in Las Tunas. What an adventure! You're a great story teller and very acturate.
3rd July 2010

great post andrea. You've taken my #1 piece of Cuba advice to heart: come see and experience it for yourself! Bet you won't come just once! PS - that's the Memorial Marti pictured at the bottom there. Anyone in Havana: go to the top for the best and highest 360 views of the city.
4th October 2011

You got it all wrong...
Havana screams freedom!

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