Tag Archives: Gallo

Cigars With The Five Cuban Heroes

22 Mar

Anyone travelling to Cuba since early 2000 has seen the billboards and noticed all the memorials in public places, schools, factories, literally everywhere, demanding the release of “Los 5 Heroes” and promising “Volveran” – they will return. Little I did I imagined then that I would one day spend time and smoke cigars with them. Read more…

Reza’s Birthday In Havana

16 Jul

Our friend Reza was in Havana for a few days and we celebrated his birthday in style there. In fact he and Yannick were the only reasons I returned to Havana from Hector’s farm … First party was at Espacios – the garden area was ours and the birthday cake just finger-licking delicious. A group Read more…

Havana 2015 – Reto A La Soledad

15 Mar

I happened to be visiting El Laguito and was in the office having a conversation when a friend of Jose arrived carrying several signed copies of a book leading the charts at this year’s Feria del Libro book fair at La CabaƱa fortress. Reto a la Soledad or “Challenge to Solitude”. The excitement and pride Read more…