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Cuba’s DIY Inventions from 30 Years of Isolation

[Audio: Spanish; Captions: English] I found this utterly fascinating. I also remember seeing many of these objects when I visited Cuba. You could also find (bic type) lighter refeuling kiosks on the streets. They’ve learned to disassemble and fix or … Continue reading

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the freedom to travel

Travel to Cuba Now Legal for Americans. Nice! I was one of the last from the U.S. to legally travel to Cuba, in 2003. (Hard to believe it’s been 7 years.) There’s been a 50 odd year embargo, with some … Continue reading

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Photograph by Dave Rodden-Shortt Caption says: “Taken in Centro Habana late at night. Wandering the streets of Havana at night feels magical.” Having been there, I can say that’s absolutely true; throw in a dash of surrealism as well. Like … Continue reading

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