Cuba -Ernest Hemingway January 29th 2011
Drenched in a tropical thunderstorm I peer through the doorway into Ernest Hemingway’s writing room, the top room in an observatory adjoining Finca Vigia his home on the outskirts of Havana.
His typewriter, a battered old black machine, still has a sheet of paper in it. Here it is that he wrote his Pulitzer winning book The Old Man and the Sea.
We are not allowed inside. The house is kep ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Cuba 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