CUBA

CUBA / 30.03.2014

Few cities hold a charming retro flair like La Habana, Cuba's capital city, turning out to be perfect for a vintage photo essayI visited Cuba a few years ago, when I still had a regular corporate job, short holidays and the need to get the most of what little time I could take off from...

CUBA / 25.03.2013

Differently from the past, when I was focused on culture, art and museums, in the last years when I visit a city I am more and more attracted by the street life.It took me a while to get aware of how much I changed during the last years, and even more to try to understand...

CUBA / 19.09.2010

There's some kind of magic in La Havana, the capital of Cuba, which I have hardly felt in other cities.Probably it is related to the contradictions that make the Havana somehow wild and leading to nostalgia, and a city where poverty is mixed to joy, visible in the smiles illuminating the largest part of Cubans...

CUBA / 31.07.2010

For a long time, I did not consider the Caribbean as a possible diving destination. I have experienced wild scuba dives during amazing live aboard  in the Red Sea – mostly Southern Egypt and Sudan – and the stunning colours and biodiversity in South-Eastern Asia and couldn't imagine the Caribbean Sea offering neither corals and...

CUBA / 01.07.2010

I guess that lots of people wonder what Cuba will become in the future years. That's the reason why I'm glad having visited it now - although just for a few days.Too little time to understand, however enough to gather at least an overall impression.  And to experience why it's so easy to feel almost...

CUBA / 03.06.2010

Declared a Natural Reserve in 1996, the archipelago of the Jardines de la Reìna in Cuba is an amazing wilderness area and a paradise for diving and fishing.Surrounded by mangroves, the lagoon houses lots of awesome wildlife: herons and pelicans, crocodiles, eagle rays, tarpons, nurse sharks and lots more. And then secluded and deserted beaches,...

CUBA / 02.06.2010

I started scuba diving in 2000 and from the very beginning got wild about the underwater world. I visited many places since then, but for whatever reason I never considered the Caribbean as a possible destination. Eventually, the time has come to discover Cuba.There are several good places for scuba diving and after a quick...