A Tryst With Cuba

Viva Cuba

 

Hasta la victoria siempre

 

Ry Cooder wrote “In Cuba, music takes care of you and rebuilds you from the inside out.”

 

As I walked by the sea-front Malecon stretch or old habana, I could hear trumpets and guitars being played.

 

As I walked in the streets of La Habana and Trinidad, I felt like I was reliving the India of the 1980s.

 

Raul on the left, 87 years old, retired. Used to work in sugar cane and was a carpenter. Alberto on the right, the silent one with a faint mocking smile. Both chain cigar smokers.

 

Turquoise water… a piece of paradise.

Manoj doesn’t really obsess about the details! He clicks what his heart desires!  He is still deciding whether he is a freelance translator who loves to travel… or he is a freelance traveler who loves to translate ;) Get in touch with him on – lakhwani.manoj@gmail.com