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Cuba Adventure

Exploring by Jalopy and Staying with the People

Cuba enlivens the senses. It's a nation of contradictions; beauty, mystery, oddities, pride, paranoia, love, music, misery.



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I went to Cuba, rented a car, and drove independently around the eastern third of the country. Along the way, I found families who were willing to host me in their homes.

My experiences in Havana, and beyond, are documented in the Chapter "Cuba Days" in Nothing Routine - A Quest for Discovery in Remote and Strange Places.