Cuban Rum, Cigars and Music!

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Cuba Santeria Music and Dance

Santeria is a dominant religion in Cuba, brought by West African slaves.  It’s complicated – multiple gods and goddesses for various ailments and desires, trances, sacred drumming and dance.  Even animal sacrifice.

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Hello Havana

Havana bustles with just over 2 million people, about 20% of the total population of Cuba.

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Cuba Socialism and Social Media

Socialism in Cuba provides limited food rations (rice, beans, oil, scarce meat, milk for kids under age 7), and marginal housing.  Average wages equate to about $20 a month, so there isn’t a lot of […]

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Swimming in Cuba’s National Park

We motor sailed to the westernmost tip of Cuba and the lovely Maria La Gorda beach at Guanahacabibies National Park, one of Cuba’s largest nature reserves.

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Cienfuegos and Trinidad, Cuba

Charming Spanish colonial architecture and cobblestone streets, at least for the central tourist areas.  In the non-touristy areas, Cuba has a real housing problem.  Crumbling concrete and brick buildings, battered by tropical sun and hurricanes, […]

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Seahawks and Patriots Game ON

It was a hell of a good time, until the last 30 seconds, when it felt like someone let all the air out of the stadium.   Glad we went, but a disappointing finish, for […]

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Superbowl Game Day

We arrived at the stadium at 10AM for the 4PM game.  An all day party of singing, dancing and great costumes!

 

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Getting Ready for the Superbowl!

A little pre game fun at the NFL Experience in Phoenix

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Hole In One!

At Royal Links Golf Course in Las Vegas

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Baja Peninsula Hurricane Odie

Hurricane Odie, in September 2014, dominated the Baja Peninsula for 9 stormy days, during which time 92% were without power while dealing with widespread flooding, damage to homes and businesses and looting (martial law was […]

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Cabo

Cabo hadn’t changed a lot since 2002.  Still a largely English speaking tourist town with a lot of time share hustle.  Also beautiful beaches, great restaurants and frolicking whales.  The beach is different, much more […]

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