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.
“My friends say I’m a singer who drives a taxi. My band says I’m a taxi driver that sings.” Chirino, our driver, didn’t hold back. Flying westward down the gritty highway towards Viñales, Cuba, we were in a 1990’s diesel Peugeot. The radio played a recording that Chirino had made with his band – a […]
Flan for breakfast!? Yes, please. It was a little embarrassing how happy this made me. To be honest, I am a bit of a health food freak. My family doesn’t go a day without kale on their breakfast plate. But when in Cuba, eat Cuban flan for breakfast. And this doesn’t make me a bad mother because […]