Life in the Streets of Havana July 31st 2018 Until fairly recently, Cuba had remained a forbidden destination to most Americans since the Castro-led revolution changed the political landscape in the mid-20th century. The “Cuban Missile Crisis” of 1962 erupted after it came to light that the Soviet Union, under the leadership of Nikita Khrushchev, was building ballistic nuclear missile sites and installing troops in Cuba which ... 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 was a very long-time contributor to VirtualTourist (VT), and more recently to TravBuddy -- sadly, both sites (2017 and 2018, respectively) have met their demise; I was searching for a new travel site to post my blogs when I found TravelBlog.org, and it looks like a great fit for me!!
Although I have many and varied interests, travel is never far from my thoughts. I love writing and reading about travel. As of 2018, my husband & I have traveled to 50+ countries, and my wanderlust shows no signs of weakening. As long as we are healthy and fortunate enough to travel, I hope to always have o... full info