Do you come from Manchester? May 31st 2010 Where are you from? England. Ah………….England………Manchester? I have a friend / brother / sister in Manchester, can you help me get to Manchester? The secret army of Cuba nationals - all funnily enough living in Manchester - expanded by the hour during our time in Havana, but it made a change from the constant cigar hustling. We put it down to a good opening topic of conversation for the ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Cuba » Oeste » La Habana The native Amerindian population of Cuba began to decline after the European discovery of the island by Christopher COLUMBUS in 1492 and following its development as a Spanish colony during the next several centuries. Large numbers of African slaves ... ... read more
The original purpose of the blog was the 20th wedding anniversary trip in 2006 / 2007 - Ashes cricket in Oz, setting off early in April and going the long way round!
The trip came to an end in February 2007 and for a while retrospective blogging was the only option (for reasons that you can find in the Road to Freedom).
There are still two to travel and the passport is now back in use in 2009. We get distracted in more than the odd football ground along the way, but it is all part of the journey.... full info