Lessons in Havana November 5th 2006 I’ve been in Havana for the past week, learning Spanish, and much more besides.
Cuba is a country which has long fascinated me. It is somewhere which really does look unique in the modern world. Given that Mr Castro does not look in good health, it seems to be about to undergo some change or other pretty soon so I think now is the time to come and see.
I’ve managed to get three weeks off ... 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
I started writing this during a six month sabbatical in 2005/6, where I explored the world in search of adventure and professional IT certification (...yes really!)
Periodic updates from other vacations to follow...
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