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Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – Guadalavaca

Blazing bright in a bluebird sky, the tropic sun reflects white off the sugar sand beach of Guadalavaca, a welcome change from clouds and wind of yesterday’s passing front. This Cuban coastal town, home to many all-inclusive resorts, caters to European and Canadian bargain hunters. At the hotel boundary, a fleet of small fishing boats Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – Guadalavaca[…]

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Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – Traditional Fishing Ends In Las Salinas

Las Salinas The decades old van rumbled and bounced down the marl road past flaming red flamingos sifting brine shrimp through ceramic painted beaks. Ahead, at the road’s end lay our destination, the shallow clear waters of La Salina, Cuba. Once a hub of salt mining, this isolated point at the southern tip of the Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – Traditional Fishing Ends In Las Salinas[…]

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FISH CUBA NOW! SUPPORT THE CUBAN PEOPLE – CIENFUEGOES

                                                              City of a hundred fires, Cienfeugos   “I hooked a tarpon there.” Native guide Chino brags. “It was bigger than me.” We’re driving south, through reforested teak groves. Workmen thin the trees, hacking, making charcoal – a dirty back-breaking process. After a few days in the wilderness of the Zapata Swamp, then isolated Lake Read more about FISH CUBA NOW! SUPPORT THE CUBAN PEOPLE – CIENFUEGOES[…]

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FISH CUBA NOW! SUPPORT THE CUBAN PEOPLE….HAVANA

            For first time travelers to Cuba, Havana is a must see.  Narrow stone streets separate magnificent architectural monuments in this former colonial capital…. it exudes old world charm. At night, except for the tropical aromas and reggaeton beat, it could well be Seville or any number of European enclaves. Take heart fishing junkies. Even Read more about FISH CUBA NOW! SUPPORT THE CUBAN PEOPLE….HAVANA[…]

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FISH CUBA NOW! SUPPORT THE CUBAN PEOPLE – With Money the Monkey Dances

Chugin’ Up The Mountain……… Native guide Chino downshifts, then pats the dashboard of his 52 Chevy, as if she were a beloved child. “Vamos Mami,” He coaxes. In response, the Peugeot diesel chugs up the steep slope, climbing with the steady gait of a pack-mule. On our left, a lush green forest of towering trees Read more about FISH CUBA NOW! SUPPORT THE CUBAN PEOPLE – With Money the Monkey Dances[…]