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Cienfuegos and the Bay of Pigs

On the way from Vinales to Ciefuegos we stopped off at the Bay of Pigs for a swim. Here is the bay itself (all the marks on the road are about a thousand poor crushed crabs that obviously tried to cross the road – it’s crab roadkill…) 299 more words


April 17, 1961 —  Financed and trained by the CIA, a group of Cuban exiles lands at the Bay of Pigs in Cuba and is unsuccessful in its attempt to oust Fidel Castro.

This Day In History

Inside Cuba

I recently went on a tour of Cuba, a bus tour of the island that began and ended in Havana.  My photographs from this tour are now available.  536 more words

A week in Cuba — Havana, Vinales, Cienfuegos, Trinidad

By Sandra Hutchinson

Americans began flocking to Cuba in 2009— after the Obama administration lifted some of the travel restrictions that had effectively banned most types of travel there by Americans since the early 1960s. 3,608 more words

Labyrinth of Enigmas: The JFK Assassination

Bob Bates —

When Jack Ruby died in prison on January 3, 1967, barely three years after he ended Lee Harvey Oswald’s life with one fatal shot to his gut, any information Ruby had on a JFK assassination plot went to the grave with him. 4,333 more words


The Hog's Apothecary, Oakland

Went here for brunch with some friends.

The coffee was good.

Came with creamer in a large milk jug container.

I got the Bay of Pigs porchetta sandwich. 97 more words