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  • Sunset cruise in the bayMWR put on a "photography" sunset cruise. It was advertised as having someone on the boat to give us tips about photography as we cruised around the bay. But in true GTMO fashion that did not happen. Posted by ErinDriver in Drivers Touring Europe....and Beyond | Apr 29, 2013
  • Walking Tour of CubaChristina Carmody was helping me train for the hike up Mt. Kilimanjaro and we were doing one last walk around GTMO three days before I was scheduled to leave. Usually we would start at our houses on Windward Loop. Posted by ErinDriver in Drivers Touring Europe....and Beyond | Jan 19, 2014
  • Beach clean upFrequently after storms the beaches of GTMO need some tender loving care to clean up all the trash that comes from places like Haiti. There were TONS of shoes, Styrofoam containers and bottles littered all over this beach. Posted by ErinDriver in Drivers Touring Europe....and Beyond | Oct 4, 2013
  • Classic GTMO photoMy roommate and I were headed to collect shells and on our way we saw something I never saw the rest of the year.....an iggy and banana rat in the same shot of a photo! [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/175163/iggy_and_banana_rat.jpg caption=iggy an Posted by ErinDriver in Drivers Touring Europe....and Beyond | Oct 1, 2013
  • Diving in NovemberAnother beautiful diving day best described with the photos. Obviously I was very interested in the angelfish today! [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/175163/IMG_150 Posted by ErinDriver in Drivers Touring Europe....and Beyond | Nov 1, 2013
  • new housemateI got a new roommate in Cuba trying to move in today. This critter was crawling along the side of the house. When he finally got off he became very defensive! [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/175163/IMG_1484.jpg caption=crab on the side of the ho Posted by ErinDriver in Drivers Touring Europe....and Beyond | Oct 30, 2013
  • New investmentSo I figured this might be my only chance in life to dive consistently and get underwater photographs. The logical thing to do was invest in a underwater cover for the canon right? It is really fun to Posted by ErinDriver in Drivers Touring Europe....and Beyond | Aug 17, 2013
  • Diving weekend in GTMODiving is the one big thing to do on GTMO and we spent all weekend indulging. It brings a new dimension to the clothes lines in all the backyards. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/175163/Turtle_climbing_the_wall.jpg caption=Turtle climbing the wal Posted by ErinDriver in Drivers Touring Europe....and Beyond | Jul 7, 2013
  • Last Sunset in Cuba with CurtWell its our final sunset for this visit so we did it with snacks and drinks on Glass beach, so named for the glass that washes up for people to collect. [i Posted by ErinDriver in Drivers Touring Europe....and Beyond | Dec 2, 2013
  • The Barque Eagle Coast Guard ShipThe Barque Eagle is a sailing school ship used by the Coast Guard to train future officers and it pulled into port in GTMO for a few days. People on island were given the opportunity to tour the ship Posted by ErinDriver in Drivers Touring Europe....and Beyond | Jun 7, 2013
  • Havana AirportOur coach journey back to Havana airport was a little over 2 and a half hours and we arrived approximately 3 hours before we were due to fly. Unfortunately this meant we were about 30 people from the end of Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 23, 2014
  • wears the sopaIt's our last morning and we've run out of soap. I've been asking the room maids for 'sopa' for the last few days now but they just look at me strangely and keep telling me 3rd floor. I've looked everywhere Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 23, 2014
  • Turner holiday trademarkIt's our last full day and it's a scorcher, not a cloud in the sky. The beach is understandably busy and there are some great waves co Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 23, 2014
  • Anyone for tennis?Tuesday morning and I surprise Jo by booking one of the tennis courts. I can see she's thrilled. There's another couple playing on the next court so I up my game a bit. I glance every now and then to Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 23, 2014
  • Plenty of room on topMonday morning, early, and I'm on the beach as the sun's coming up, camera in hand. Where's that blooming Pelican? I pick my spot and sit down on the beach and wait. I can see one Pelican happily diving and Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 23, 2014
  • Theme from the GodfatherSunday night and we've used one of our vouchers to reserve a table for dinner at one of the a la carte restaurants. It's an excuse to dress more formerley so I choose the less raggy flip flops and Jo Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 23, 2014
  • Pelicans and HawkersSunday and we're at the beach again. Same volleyball game, different greying, balding participants this time. I try and photograph the Pelicans flyin Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 23, 2014
  • Still got itSaturday, not a cloud in the sky and we're at the beach quite early. People watching again. This time it's the various hawkers up and down the beach Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 21, 2014
  • Another idiot abroadDinner that evening is interrupted as a small band playing traditional Cuban, creole music parade around the restaurant. They perform a full show in the hotel later. The chef brings out the biggest, ugliest fish ever to be put on Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 21, 2014
  • Take a cold showerFriday, our first full day in Varadero. We seem to be awake early and decide we'll take a stroll after we've showere Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 21, 2014
  • Sex on the beachThe next day the weather had turned folowing the storm and it was overc Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 21, 2014
  • Club Tropicana drinks are free - well not quiteFor our second night in Havana, hoping that it might stop me singing the same song over and over again, Jo suggested and booked wi Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 21, 2014
  • The sun'll come out TamaraAs we were in a city we decided unusually for us to attend the customary welcome meeting the next morning. Tamara (reminds me of that song from Annie) was very knowledgeable and informative about the city. Where to go, where Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 21, 2014
  • Havana AirportAs always the heat is the first thing you notice as you disembark secondly, and causing some consternation amongst all the British passengers, was the colour of the sky. We couldn't make it out at first. What was different? I Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 21, 2014
  • Any loose fillings?Usual airplane plastic ready meal in a plastic box that you struggle to eat with plastic cutlery. Red wine in hand I commence watching back to back movies for the next 10 hours. Captain Phillips first, which is Posted by justchilling in Hola Cuba | Mar 18, 2014
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