Photos of Havana, Cuba

One problem I have is that I have so many ideas and things I want to do, it’s impossible to do all of them and often I flit from one…

Photos of Rural Cuba

As a trial/warm-up to the Africa bike ride and as my annual holiday (in the days when I still worked full time all year round) in 2008, I went to…

The Three Amigos

So today was the cycle from Sancti Spiritus to Trinidad. This, I decided very early on was going to be a good day¬†– and so it has proved to be.…

To Sancti Spiritus…

Extract straight from my journal, 25th April 2008 Another Plaza, another bench Once again, sitting and chilling in another plaza – La Plaza Maceo in Sancti Spiritus this time. I…

To Remedios…

Extract, as I wrote in my journal, for 24th April. Santa Clara to Remedios Today I cycled from Santa Clara to here in Remedios. Up early for some pics of…

What Bandits?

Warning: Bandidos Back on my first day in Cuba, I was conversing with a sympathetic Havana taxi-driver. In my rusty Spanish I explained that I was going to spend the…

Bus, Sweat and…Shrimp?

To the Bus Terminal Having stocked up on pesos (was slightly concerned my credit card may not work but needn’t have worried) and fruit I cycled to the bus terminal…

Havana

My first day in Cuba was spent strolling and taxi-ing around Havana, taking in the sites. El Capitolio Firstly to El Capitolio – a grandiose building – and my first…