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Havana, Cuba: Crumbling Colonial Architecture, Classic American Cars, and the Warm Cuban People

One of the United States’ closest southern neighbors, the Republic of Cuba is a small communist nation.  Cuba is an island that sits in the Caribbean Sea bordering the Atlantic Ocean. Its early history is of Spanish Conquest of the … Continue reading

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Cuba: A Tale of Two Currencies

Boris is celebrating a milestone birthday and would rather take a trip than celebrate in any other way. He challenged me to come up with a special place that he had never been. I rose to the challenge by selecting … Continue reading

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Exploring Mazatlan, Mexico

We began today with a walk along the coastline on the concrete boardwalk, the Malecon, with its bronze statues and coves.  Cero De La Neveria (“icebox hill”)-the hill where the home is located-separates the colonial city from the modern city.  … Continue reading

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