“Watch it! Stop–stop–stop!” Keith rushes closer to where I’m standing, beside a small, prickly bush I had failed to notice at the start of our hike.
Like most who return from a first-time trip to Cuba, I’ve struggled to write about it. I’ve struggled even as the cultural visitor that I was, on a people-to-people tour. In essence, a tourist like everyone else. The truth is that I had no plan to post anything on my blog at […]
Last Sunday was the last carnival parade in the Dominican Republic–the grand finale, known as the Desfile Nacional de Carnaval, in Santo Domingo. It landed on the first Sunday of March this year, a week after Independence Day festivities.