The long flight home

Thursday, 11 June 2015 Thursday began early and descended quickly into a familiar kind of nightmare. We had asked the casa owner to book us a taxi to the international airport at 2:30 a.m. So we rose at 2 a.m., and half an hour later we were still leaning over the rail of the balcony,…

Leaving Sydney

Thursday, 30 April 2015 We had wanted to visit Cuba since our travels in Central America during the 1980s. In May 2015, we took six weeks off work and followed the dream. During our travels in Cuba we stayed in eight different locations: Havana, Las Terrazas, Baracoa, Santiago de Cuba, Santo Domingo, Trinidad, Playa Girón,…