Cuba; Day 11-Meeting Family

Day 11 started bright and early because my mom’s cousin, Juanito was going to pick us up and take us to visit the graves of various family members.  We scarfed down breakfast because Juanito and his daughter and her husband and son showed up earlier than planned.  This was the first time I was meeting his […]

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Cuba; Day 9-Taking It Easy

Realistically, I wasn’t going to be able to sleep in since I had gone to bed so early the night before, but I would have liked to have slept past 5 a.m.!  Usually the cars honking, people talking, yelling and laughing, and Yolanda’s radio don’t wake me up, but that morning they did and it […]

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Cuba; Day 8- Trinidad

After a long and relaxing night’s rest, we woke up ready to see one of the most beautiful cities in Cuba- Trinidad!  We woke up at 8:00 a.m. so that we would have time to shower and eat before meeting our group and loading ourselves back into the van. We ate breakfast with our new […]

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Cuba; Day 7- Cienfuegos

Day seven started bright and early!  Actually, it wasn’t bright at all…it was still dark because it was 5:00 a.m.  We woke up before the sun rose to get ready for our journey to visit Cienfuegos.  We were supposed to be at the Capitol at 6:45 a.m., but again, Pepe was nervous that we wouldn’t […]

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Cuba; Day 2-La Habana Libre

Mom and I slept in until almost 9:00, but I did a lot of tossing and turning the whole night because I don’t usually sleep well in a new bed for the first night.  By 3:00 am, the chickens are cocka-doodle-doo-ing, and by 5:00 am, the horns are honking, the music is streaming out of […]

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