Day 17 - Hail Caesar October 15th 2011 Today, it was all about Julio Ceaser, our guide who took us hiking through Vinales’ fields and limestone, pin-cushion hills. Julio was an intelligent guy, with a degree in English and German, and an English accent that sounded like he’d spent four years at Bristol University and another year travelling in Perarrr. He was so interesting, and talked with so much poise, that we almost forgot to t ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Cuba » Oeste » Viñales 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
I’m writing this blog because it’s easier than facebooking everyone, and it might be quite funny. It is mainly a diary for me and Ian Bennett to look back on afterwards and also gives me a chance to be a bit pretentious (in an ironic way, of course). Remember, I only got an A in English Lit and comma placement is complete guesswork, so don’t be too harsh.
For those of you who don’t know him, Ian and I have been best friends since we were 9. He’ll be with me for the first 3 weeks of this little adventure – It seems getting permission from his girlfriend, Ruth, was a lot easier... full info