Charlotte & John's Travels

A gallery of our adventures

Last additions - Cycling Cuba
La Farola.The spectacular mountain road that finally provided Baracoa with a land link to the rest of Cuba in 1964, despite the fact that the city was founded in 1511. Apr 17, 2007
Roadside refreshment.Tangerines and cucurucho (a paste of shredded coconut, honey, sugar, fruit and nuts packed tightly in a banana leaf) for sale at the roadside.Apr 17, 2007
Brutal climbs in the Escambray mountains.The concrete roads up to Topes de Collantes are as steep as 15 percent. Apr 17, 2007
Arid coastline.The coastline west of Guantanamo Bay was arid and very hot.Apr 17, 2007
Smoky truck.Hold your breath when passing a 'squid'. So named for the inky black stuff they emit. Luckily traffic is light in Cuba!Apr 17, 2007
Early morning mist.We usually departed at dawn to avoid the mid day heat.Apr 17, 2007
Shore lunch at Boca de Yumuri..Fishermen will prepare you a shore lunch like this one if you ask around. Apr 17, 2007
Cocoa pods.Chocolate is produced in a factory in Baracoa, near to these cocoa plantations.Apr 17, 2007
El Nicho.Part of the spectacular waterfall at El Nicho.Apr 17, 2007
Embalse Hannabanilla.The boat that we hired to take us up the lake to El Nicho.Apr 17, 2007
Casa courtyard.The beautiful courtyard of our casa in Camaguey.Apr 17, 2007
Cake delivery.The Cubans love their cakes. It is a common sight to see people walking around with cakes.Apr 17, 2007
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