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

taking a rest between Vinales and Bahia-Honda.

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.

morning commute. leaving San-Diego de Los Banos.

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)

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

Pinar Del Rio

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.