Perhaps you are already thinking what a weird piece. You are wondering first about the possible typo in the title and then about the title itself. However, Complicao is a very precisely chosen word and in fact, not a typo at all. It is the Cuban shortened form of complicado, complicated in Spanish. Complicao, in […]
The Walking Dead I woke up still giggling at where I was and what I was doing. I was in the love nest with me, myself and I, the three of us in a tiny town in eastern Cuba. And last night I did something I had never done before. Nope, not in the […]
I’ve decided to go walkabout. Here are some essential things I’m taking with me. My middle name. Is it an alter ego? Do I have a secret life? Naw, it’s just that my Spanish speaking friends find it easier and seem to like it and once I looked at it as the endearment of Ana […]
The Cuban heart. El Corazón. The soul of a Cuban in Cuba is a huge, pure heart. I have developed friendships in Cuba like I have never developed anywhere in the world. My Cuban friends, no matter what they have or don’t have in their lives, have always found a place for me under their wing, a smile, a hug, and always besitos (little kisses).
Cuba is the hottest topic going these days. The island is in the news daily and things are changing quicker than I can change my orientation speech to each new group of travelers I take there. Many journalists, anchormen, talk show hosts and food writers have made the foray in the past few months, […]