I don’t think I’ve ever seen my dad as terrified as he was when I told him my plans to backpack Central America…alone. “What’s wrong? Is something going on in your life? Why do you feel the need to do this?”, were his immediate questions. Once I was able to convince him I wasn’t on … Read more Backpacking Central America
Rumored to be one of the most liberal cities in the U.S., this particular city has always been on my bucket list. So when I found out the weekend I was headed there also happened to be pride weekend, I immediately text my good friend Diana to see if she would join. Thirty minutes later, … Read more Super Sleepless in Seattle
Alright, back to where I left off…Angel. Diana and I awake the next morning to knocks on our door. It’s Caitlin and Carolina…damn, we’ve overslept an hour. We frantically begin to pack our stuff as we are leaving Havana and heading to Viñales that day.
We wake up bright and early and get ready for the day. Our homestay offered breakfast for 5 CUC so we took advantage of that. The breakfast is essentially the same everywhere. There’s an abundance of papaya, watermelon, pineapple, and what looks to be dragon fruit. Then there’s coffee (of course), eggs, ham, cheese, and … Read more Havana, Day 1: Angel the “tour guide”, friend or foe?