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Minnie’s Reflections

Minnie’s Reflections

Excerpt from A Pioneer Love Story, The Letters of Minnie Hobart When the house was completed, the spacious rooms delighted Minnie. She loved to stroll through the house and marvel at the sheer luxury of all this space. Climbing the enclosed back stairs from the...

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Birding Cuba

Birding Cuba

Birding Cuba, April 2016 by David Bredehoft. Spring Migration Cuba Bird Survey: Cuba’s Western Mountains, Zapata Peninsula, Northern Archipelago, Escambray Valley and Havana in April 2016 Trip arrangements by Caribbean Conservation Trust 353 West Todd Street, Hamden,...

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Zero Meridian, Five Degrees North Preview

Zero Meridian, Five Degrees North Preview

The following story is a chapter of an upcoming book written by my mother Priscilla H Wilson about my father Rodney E Wilson.  The book is titled Zero Meridian, Five Degrees North. Zero Meridian, Five Degrees North: Searching for Family In July 2009, son Ben and...

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Cars of Cuba

Cars of Cuba

It was great fun to see the variety of older cars still running on the island.  Most are no longer running with original motors and parts, but still fun to see.  A real treat. [envira-gallery slug="cars-of-cuba"]  

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Thick-billed Vireo

Thick-billed Vireo

The thick-billed vireo is a small songbird. It breeds in the West Indies in the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands, Cayman Islands, Tortuga Island in Haiti and on cays off the coast of Cuba. We found this bird on Cayo Paredón Grande. [envira-gallery...

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Cuban Endemic’s

Cuban Endemic’s

Cuban Endemics The main purpose of our trip to Cuba was to find and identify the endemic birds on the island of Cuba and outlying Cays.  Endemic is defined as " native or restricted to a certain country or area".  Our group saw 24 of the 26 possibilities.  We did not...

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Sloppy Joe’s Bar, Havana

Sloppy Joe’s Bar, Havana

Excerpt from Wikipedia Sloppy Joe's Bar is a historic bar located in Havana, Cuba. The bar reopened in 2013 after being closed for 48 years.[1] The advent of Prohibition in the United States spurred its original owner, Jose Abeal Otero, to change the emphasis from...

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Ben & Tina, Christmas 2016

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