Cuban Turquoise

The Cubans’ love for color is very evident in Trinidad. Elisa’s travel theme photo prompt this week is turquoise, giving me a wonderful opportunity to share some of my photos of street scenes and architecture of this fun city.   You can read about how we found the wonderful travel company we used and the design of this custom tour […]

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Cuban Pottery

When in Trinidad we stopped at a government-run pottery shop. All tours originating in the U.S. to Cuba are required to be licensed by the United States Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), CFR 515.565(b) to meet the definition of educational “people-to-people interactions” to learn Cuban culture. All the tour companies have similar itineraries and they […]

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Cuba: Gran Theatro de La Habana

The Great Theater of Havana is one magnificent building. I wasn’t able to take photos of the exterior because of weather but was thrilled with the interior architecture. It houses the Cuban National Ballet and has hosted renowned performers of the arts from around the world. Sharon and I checked to see if we could see a performance while we […]

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