CUBA 2017

a 10-day ride, left from Havana, riding west thru the countryside and back to Havana. One day-off at La-Bajada (western most point in Cuba), and one in Vinales. (Feb 1 - 16, 2017) Total miles: 475 in 10 days.

on the road from Santa-Lucia to Vinales

the main highway crossing Cuba, approaching Artemisa from the east. no traffic in midday.

Leaving La-Bajada (western tip of Cuba) on way to Sandino.

typical countryside road in Cuba. no traffic.

always wear long sleeves when riding in Cuba. I paid a price for this stunt.

Sugar cane

morning commute. leaving San-Diego de Los Banos.

before starting the climb up to Vinales from the north west.

on the road between Sandino and Mantua. If you can avoid that part , do.

Pinar Del Rio

Hector Luiz Prieto Diaz tobacco plantation, outside San-Juan-y-Martinez.

taking a rest between Vinales and Bahia-Honda.

La Vieja Habana (Old Havana)

Hector Luiz Prieto Diaz tobacco plantation, outside San-Juan-y-Martinez.

Day one

letting some blood back into the skull. outside San-Juan-y-Martinez tobacco plantation.

Casa Particular right on The "Malecón" in Havana.

on the "road" between Mantua and Santa-Lucia. another one to avoid.

outside San-Juan-y-Martinez tobacco plantation.

Boca De Galafre beach.

beautiful country. bumpy roads

(this is the road leading to Vinales from the north)

before starting the climb up to Vinales from the north west.

on the "road" between Mantua and Santa-Lucia. another one to avoid.

Comandante. amigo. Che'

on the "road" between Mantua and Santa-Lucia. another one to avoid.