Definitely Different - Cuba January 23rd 2011 People we have talked to tend not to rave about Cuba. Interesting and nice sums it up. Some of those who take tours seem not to get out and and about too much and there is sometimes a feeling that there are barriers between foreigners and tourists. After a week here we can understand the reactions we have seen and heard. Luckily for us though we are coming to a different conclusion. Not sure what ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Cuba » Centro » Trinidad 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
We try to post about once a week when we travel, talking about where we have been, impressions we have gained and some photos. Our aim is to keep a record of our travels that will sustain us as the memories fade. We also want to keep those at home, and others who may be interested, informed - just in case we forget the best stories by the time we catch up again.
We are a couple of old-ish Australians keen to see and experience what we can before the backs, knees and hips give out completely. There have been extended periods of travel in the past with a major trip of 3 years on the road end... full info