Tag Archives: Cuba

  1. #22 :: Of offal and the search for green veg

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    October 21, 2013 by vivalafiona

    I got very excited the other day when I spotted a yellow bi-plane flying over Trinidad. You beauty, I thought, …
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  2. #21 :: The 12 month mark

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    September 18, 2013 by vivalafiona

    We bought a fridge last week which was delivered to our house by horse and cart, along with the house …
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  3. #20 :: Bunyips and bananas

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    September 18, 2013 by vivalafiona

    I bought a house yesterday. A small farm on the outskirts of town, perhaps on the wrong side of the …
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  4. #16 :: The Day of Saints and Mangoes

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    April 12, 2013 by vivalafiona

    The Easter bunny doesn’t come to Cuba, unfortunately, and nor is there a tradition of eating Hot Cross Buns, which …
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  5. #15 :: The unexpected beauty of doves

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    March 11, 2013 by vivalafiona

    You probably know that Hugo Chavez died last week and all of Cuba is in mourning, with a whole lot …
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  6. #14 :: Books, buses and ballet

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    March 5, 2013 by vivalafiona

    My first Aussie visitor to Cuba was my 19 year old goddaughter Madeleine whose arrival coincided with the start of …
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  7. #13 :: Remember when riding on a ferris wheel was one of the most exciting things in the world?

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    January 25, 2013 by vivalafiona

    Trinidad was 499 years old last week and to celebrate there was a 7 day festival with music in the …
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  8. # 12 :: Felicidades for 2013

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    January 14, 2013 by vivalafiona

    It has been a good day today, and I must admit there have been some shockers of late. Cultural shocks …
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  9. # 11 :: Felicidades

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    January 14, 2013 by vivalafiona

    I read in a local magazine about the thousands of Cuban farmers who have adopted permaculture as their preferred farming …
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  10. #10 :: Just in time for Christmas

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    December 14, 2012 by vivalafiona

    If you subscribe to National Geographic, you will be aware that the November issue surprisingly featured Cuba on the cover …
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