Armchair Travel – Cuba

Landscape view of a tobacco farm. The tobacco leaves are drying on the roof of the little hut.

Almost four years have passed and yet, as soon as we hear the opening tunes of Buena Vista Social Club’s Chan Chan, we are automatically transferred to this Caribbean island.

Picking the photos and facts for this post was a real pleasure and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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Horseback riding through the rural areas of Trinidad

A picture of my husband riding a horse taken from horseback. The ears and part of my horses neck are visible.

We saw palm trees surrounding small houses with colourful facades slowly fading in the Caribbean sun, animals running through the yards and streets and old buildings that are being taken over by the nature around it

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How Trinidad stole our hearts

View of Trinidad from an oblong window with me sitting in the middle silhouetted by the outside light. There are storm clouds on the horizon.

…no matter how pretty the photos in the guide books were, they did not, could not, do justice to the beauty we found…

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