Havana continued

We were heading to Pinar del Rio about a two and a half hours ride out of Havana. Driving out to the outskirts gives one the opportunity to experience the beautiful landscape and the lifestyle in these villages. Just a glimpse as we work our way to the province of Pinar Del Rio. In Vinales […]

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Cuba continued Havana

As you approach the city the fort stands out in all it’s glory and you immediately get a glimpse of the beautiful skyline along the Malecon. A visit to the fort gives you a lovely view of old Havana. There is shop where you can purchase liquor, cigars etc. There are various Cuban cigars and […]

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Visit to Cuba

We arrived in Santa Clara at an airport that is managed by the military, Immigration process is very formal no smiles no verbal interactions beyond necessary questions and answers. The luggage is scanned. Our guide had given us a bag with foodstuff which included an apple, I had asked the steward if I would be […]

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Jamaica land of my birth

Have had several visits to Port Royal to enjoy fish at Glorias this time around visited the new restaurant located on the waterfront. Of course treated by my dear friend Freddy. The service was excellent, the fried fish with steamed and fried bammy was excellent. They must have heard about me and fish head because […]

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Wrapping up Iceland

Well a little about what you might want to know in the hotels it is not customary to find wash cloths, there are hand towels and large bath towels. English is taught in school so everyone speaks English well. Credit card are widely accepted in stores, restaurants, hotels and supermarkets some places also accept American […]

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Geothermal wonder

As we travelled through the country we experienced the beauty of the hillsides, the lakes, rivers and results from volcanic eruptions; nature at its best. Another thing that was common were the number of times you see evidence of geothermal reaction, mini geysers, large geysers, mud pools, steam vents etc. Steam vents can be seen […]

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Heading to the South Coast

So we are off to the South travelling to Vik, a village located at the tip of Iceland. Driving out on a beautiful sunny day, the scenery is breath taking with the fall colors against the mountainside and the sparkling mini waterfalls and a glimpse of some of the glaciers in the distance. As you […]

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