Semanita Cubana : Pinar Del Rio

          I was having the most fantastical dream.  A friendly parrotfish and I were standing at a bus stop with our grocery bags when a loud thundering noise made us turn towards the top of the road.  We were expecting to see the 32 arriving on time, but instead we saw a tidal wave ravenously…

Semanita Cubana : La Habana 2

          How beautiful it is to wake to a new country just after a night of rain.  The leaves in Casa Blanca’s garden were glistening a maddening green, and in the shallow muddy puddles we spotted the symmetrical design of a tortoise shell.  It clamored away from our intrusive hands and opened its mouth, but…

Semanita Cubana : La Habana

          La Habana stands proudly on the edge of the water, with its 8km malecón buttressing the breaking waves of the harbour.  To delve into the streets of the old city is to find the sound of timba performed by local quartets, to spy at life played out in open doorways and spilling onto the…