Traveling through Words, Images, and Ideas
If you make it outside of La Habana, chances are you'll see stretches of tobacco farms. I rented a bicycle to check out the rolling hills of Viñales.
The green expanse of Viñales, Cuba, said to have been Fidel Castro's favorite place in the country.
Pro-tip: international travel is infinitely better with those you love.
Habana Vieja is peppered with the occasional colonial style architecture that dominates the sky scape.
Night one in La Habana was spent exploring the infinite number of plazas, and we still didn't get to them all!
This beautiful (maize & blue!) dome dominates the foyer to the Museo de la Revolución.
At the entrance to the Museo de la Revolución, a fascinating wall of credits to those who inspired the Cuban revolution.
Old mural displayed in the Museo de la Revolución.
Taking a look at the Cuban flag, draped in the previous presidential mansion, which is now the Museo de la Revolución.
The architecture in Habana Vieja never gets old (no pun intended).
Another highlight of our trip was Las Terrazas, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve just one hour from Havana.
Blending in with the colorful streets of La Habana.
The quintessential Cuba tourist photo, completely unplanned!
Our lunch view in Playas del Este.
Although not used as regularly anymore, these old American cars are still plentiful in La Habana.
When you have three Wolverines in one place, of course we have to represent the Block M.
La Catedral, an essential to any previously Spanish-ruled city.
An archway in the Plaza de Armas leading to the water.