Cycling Through a Culinary Exploration of Cuban Cuisine

While we were preparing for our bicycling adventure in Cuba with Backroads Travel , we spoke with several people who told us not to expect much from the food. This fit right in with our preconceived notions of the island but, like most all of them, proved to be false… CONTINUE READING >> 

While we were preparing for our bicycling adventure in Cuba with Backroads Travel , we spoke with several people who told us not to expect much from the food. This fit right in with our preconceived notions of the island but, like most all of them, proved to be false… CONTINUE READING >> 

Cuba’s Viñales Valley: Cycling, Cigars, & Salsa

Two-wheeled transportation was a perfect choice for traversing the Viñales Valley in western Cuba. The route took us through some gorgeous scenery and inspired us…

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Two-wheeled transportation was a perfect choice for traversing the Viñales Valley in western Cuba. The route took us through some gorgeous scenery and inspired us…

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A Night Out in Old (and New) Havana

When we told people that we were going to Cuba, many had questions as to if that was even possible. We had some concerns, but in the end they turned out to be mostly unwarranted. The process is actually fairly simple, as long as the visit is part of a well-planned tour group… CONTINUE READING >> 

When we told people that we were going to Cuba, many had questions as to if that was even possible. We had some concerns, but in the end they turned out to be mostly unwarranted. The process is actually fairly simple, as long as the visit is part of a well-planned tour group… CONTINUE READING >> 

It Feels Like Our Lives have been Erased

Photo albums spanning four and five generations, adorable baby clothes, favorite toys, and revered books held in hopes of future grandchildren, the emergent works and grades of our offspring as they strived from class to class in their studies, souvenirs gathered from across the globe, and the relics and mementos of our previous careers  have all been wiped away forever. CONTINUE READING >> 

Photo albums spanning four and five generations, adorable baby clothes, favorite toys, and revered books held in hopes of future grandchildren, the emergent works and grades of our offspring as they strived from class to class in their studies, souvenirs gathered from across the globe, and the relics and mementos of our previous careers  have all been wiped away forever. CONTINUE READING >> 

A Broken Record

With the devastation wrought by the record breaking storms Harvey, Irma, and Maria, we feel that we must do whatever we can to bring attention to the massive resources that will be necessary for cleanup and rebuilding. CONTINUE READING >> 

With the devastation wrought by the record breaking storms Harvey, Irma, and Maria, we feel that we must do whatever we can to bring attention to the massive resources that will be necessary for cleanup and rebuilding. CONTINUE READING >>