Even Communists Need to Relax on the Beach Sometimes

Remember that time I went on a trip around the world....like a year ago? Yeah, well I'm still not done writing about it. However, since I just went to Cuba, I've decided to take a break from the big trip and write about this one. Plus, I've had a huge number of requests to write about Cuba. I'm talking at least two or three people told me they'd like to read the Cuba post now. I feel I need to give the people what they want, so here's my trip to Cuba.

Viva La Revolucion

Me and Che

What year did the Cuban revolution begin? 

If you were to guess based on the number of revolution monuments, signs and rhetoric in Cuba....you would think this year. Turns out, it took place between 1953 and 1959 (or if you ask a Cuban, it started in the 1890s when the Cubans fought for their independence from Spain...and the US).

Yeah, we get it Fidel...there was a revolution

Fidel and Che in Revolution Plaza

He looks good in those shades

Long story short....they like to portray that there was a revolution and...