July 7, 2017 RSS feed / Travel

Experiences worth remembering

#6 A pilgrimage to the top of the world

After visiting our friends in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India, in 1996, Linda and I took a train to the Himalayan Mountains, the “top of the world.” Our goal was to follow the Ganges River to its source on the border with China. More...

Cuban cigars— best in the world

For years, the U.S. embargo against Cuba prevented Americans from bringing home Cuban cigars. It was widely reported that President Kennedy ordered a shipment of 1,200 Cuban cigars before imposing the permanent embargo on February 7, 1962. More...

A visit to Cuba, spring of 2016

On May 2016, Carnival Corporation’s Fathom Cruise Line made history when it sailed American tourists to Havana, Cuba, the first time a ship has traveled to the island since President John F. Kennedy’s embargo. More...

Update on embargo

According to the Miami Herald “ in an overhaul of one of his predecessor’s signature legacies, President Donald Trump withdrew U.S. More...