Cuba – Hemingway’s Place

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  Ernest Hemingway in Cuba’s tropical paradise A must-see historic site, even for non-Hemingway fans, is his hilltop house in Cuba. During our trip to the island in 2013 with Friendly Planet Tours, the weather was perfect for a peek around the property. In the late 1920s, Hemingway stopped at this … [Read more…]

Cuba – Around Havana

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  2012. We traveled to Cuba with a Friendly Planet tour of about a dozen Americans flying from Miami to the Jose Marti Airport outside Havana. Flight took 45 minutes. Up, down before you drink a glass of water. Flash forward to 2015: If you haven’t heard, for the first time in 50 … [Read more…]

What I Gave Up for Lent

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I’m not religious now. I’m one of those new things called “None” or maybe it’s “Non.” I’m sure it’s not “Nun.” It means being spiritually minded but without a religion. In other words, valuing good qualities and trying to stay in tune with the unseen creative power everywhere. Something like … [Read more…]

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