Women’s Retreat

The cool water laps at the sides of our paddle board as my friend and I propel it forward, water swirling away from our paddles. In the distance we hear the faint laughter of the other girls on the dock. It seems to be a recurring problem to have one of the boats get...

Cuba~Blog #3 (3/28)

Bici Taxis? Bumpy? It is amazing how quick your perspective can change! Today we hired a horse carriage to take us to the meeting. It’s amazing how that little horse can canter while carrying eight people and the carriage! It’s also amazing how much you notice the...

Cuba~Blog #2 (3/27 evening)

Our first night is done…wow. We are already on island time, though. Despite the fact that we knew we should leave our apartment at 7, we didn’t leave till 7:30, much to our translators’ chagrin. We were so late, that they hired Bici taxis for us. Now, a Bici taxi...

Cuba~Blog #1 (3/27 morning)

I can’t believe this is real. The chorus of a thousand birds constantly fills the air. The heat, which sometimes seems unbearable, is pulsed away by the cool breeze. I still haven’t figured out if the toilet works, but there is running water! That in itself seems...