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 / 22.01.2012

 Erected by Jesuits in the mid 18th Century, the baroque Cathedral of Havana is one of the most impressive historical buildings of the city. The façade, designed by architect Pedro Medina, strikes for its sobriety and is considered one of the most outstanding examples of baroque in Latin America. More reading: 7 Reasons Why La Havana is Magic ...

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...