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Che Guevara Memorial  
   

Che Guevara Memorial

Note the placement of his rifle.
Revolutions and Reflections

October 15th 2017
Today was another long travel day. We bade farewell to Trinidad early in the morning. I felt sad to leave this vibrant, colorful town as I would have liked to explore it in more depth. Today was the final day of our tour, and we were to drive back to Havana, with two stops en route - The Valley of the Sugar Mills and Che Guevara's memorial in Santa Clara. The Valley of the Sugar Mills is locate ... read more
Central America Caribbean » Cuba » Centro » Santa Clara

Cuban Flag 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
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26th October 2017

Reflections
It might be the angle of this photo, but it looks like he's stood up in a hurry and is pulling his pants up? Hehe I doubt they would depict Che in that light though :) I was curious about race relations in Cuba too, the only real insight I have into the country was via my love for the Buena Vista Social Club, which gave me an idea of the Afro-Cuban life there, but not of the rest of the population. Thanks for sharing your travels...Cuba has been on our travel shortlist for a log time, and it might be time to give it a boost to the top!
27th October 2017

Boost It!
...before all the American brands start invading! BTW I am extending my travels. Will be in Melbourne Nov 30-Dec 1. Will post an interim blog shortly.

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