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Sailing in Cuba - Cayo Largo and onwards

Maggie's avatar By Maggie | 06 Apr 2017
Iguana sitting on a white rock on an island in Cub

We are two cats together in the bay and the turquoise water stretches as far as the eye can see with the exception of the low reef and low tree clad island.....one day drifts into the next in a sundrenched rhythm with the sound of the sea and wind in our ears and the smell of salt water on our browning skins. We feast on the bounty these waters bring to our table.

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So what is it like to sail in Cuba?

Maggie's avatar By Maggie | 06 Apr 2017
a white sand beach in the Caribbean

As we are about to light the BBQ, the wind which avoided us all day, springs up and is soon blowing over 25 knots. Re-anchored, we spend a rough night on anchor with incessant high wind. This is the pattern over the next few days with wind at night and calm during the day. 

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Cuba first impressions

Maggie's avatar By Maggie | 06 Apr 2017
Cuban musicians in Trinidad Cuba

Noisy, chaotic, untidy, but somehow it functions. At 10.30 pm as we are walking back to our Casa, a door opens and a chef appears loading perfect pies into a glass cabinet on the street outside his door. Guava or coconut - still warm from the oven.  

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