We don’t drive on every trip, but a car rental in Cuba led us to a roadside cafe overlooking the jungle, fun conversations with a rural fruit seller who showed us letters he’d received from around the world, seeing horseback riders carry two live pigs each to their New Year’s Eve party, an offer to sell Jay a restaurant/orchard (of course you’d have to divorce your wife and marry my daughter), and land on the doorstep of a Soviet-era spa.
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Despite being December, the weather was warm – we walked down Calle 23 with a purpose. We were on an important afternoon Havana cultural mission – to discover Coppelia, the national ice cream headquarters.
Cuba Photo Essay: Twelve images from our Riveted Kids travel experience in Cuba. These images in particular were demanding to be shown in black and white. These were all taken with a Fuji XT-1 using either a 16mm lens, or a 50-140mm lens. All photos where processed in Lightroom and Photoshop.
Is there internet in Cuba? Yes, but it isn’t always easy! Here’s an overview of how to connect to Wi-Fi when you are in Cuba so you can get those vacay pics to Grandma. I realized how much I take always being connected for granted when we were in Cuba. It is good to shake things up.
One of the things I was most perplexed about before our trip to Cuba was money exchange. We can’t use our credit card? We can’t go to an ATM? This is new. I guess we’ll carry a couple thousand dollars at all times? I did a lot of research and developed a strategy for money in Cuba that worked pretty well.