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.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]