Look out below! Holding Our Breath Under the BVI

There is an amazing world of colors and scenery, along with an incredible collection of marine wildlife, to be discovered beneath the crystal blue waters of the British Virgin Islands… CONTINUE READING >> 

There is an amazing world of colors and scenery, along with an incredible collection of marine wildlife, to be discovered beneath the crystal blue waters of the British Virgin Islands… CONTINUE READING >> 

The British Isles… Virgin That Is

In the Caribbean, often the best places to visit are not the ones that are easily accessible to most tourists. If you come on a cruise ship you are likely to miss many of them as you hurry from one major port to the next…

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In the Caribbean, often the best places to visit are not the ones that are easily accessible to most tourists. If you come on a cruise ship you are likely to miss many of them as you hurry from one major port to the next…

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Catamaran Cruising the Caribbean

As we finish our week sailing across the Caribbean, we have learned that there is no better way to see these islands than by private boat…

…especially after last year’s storms. The recovery is coming along onshore, but everything has returned to its normal state of paradise on the water.

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As we finish our week sailing across the Caribbean, we have learned that there is no better way to see these islands than by private boat…

…especially after last year’s storms. The recovery is coming along onshore, but everything has returned to its normal state of paradise on the water.

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Cars of Cuba, Massive American Metal Still Rolls

I remember hearing tales back in the seventies and eighties of Cubans maintaining their automobiles well beyond their normal life span because of the embargo on cars being imported from the states. Now it seemed that too much time had passed for these vintage vehicles to still be operational. Boy, was I wrong! CONTINUE READING >> 

I remember hearing tales back in the seventies and eighties of Cubans maintaining their automobiles well beyond their normal life span because of the embargo on cars being imported from the states. Now it seemed that too much time had passed for these vintage vehicles to still be operational. Boy, was I wrong! CONTINUE READING >> 

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 >>