Havana, Cuba – Day 5 – Rain and Pizza

Last day in Havana!  We have to try and hurry and cram in everything that we didn't do!  Oh wait, we did everything that was on our agenda already.  And it's a good thing because today it is raining.  Jungle rain.  Buckets of water coming down as we head down to the lobby of the hotel to start our day.

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Havana, Cuba – Day 4 – Boxing, Beaches, Bands, and a Coco

Another morning spent wandering.  This is the third time that I have been out roaming Old Havana in search of the Rafael Trejo Boxing Gym.  I love boxing, and this is the oldest gym in Havana dedicated to the sport.  Prior to leaving Los Angeles I had promised my own boxing coach a t-shirt from the gym in Havana.  I

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Havana, Cuba – Day 1 – Getting Settled at Hotel Raquel

Since rules about traveling to Cuba were loosened I've been interested in visiting.  Cat and I did tons of research, watched every show or video about Cuba that we could find, and booked our trip.  We flew Jet Blue Airlines from LAX to Fort Lauderdale, then Fort Lauderdale to Havana.  We've been taking so many day trips on airlines such

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Iceland – Day 5 – Adventurous Eats

After seeing the Northern Lights at 6pm yesterday, we came back to our apartment, dropped off all of the gear, and headed out to hit some of the local bars that we've been meaning to get to for the last few days.  We ran into a friend we made on the bus during the Golden Circle tour, and stayed up

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Iceland – Day 4 – Golden Circle and THE NORTHERN LIGHTS!

We spent the morning at the Golden Circle, but spending the evening seeing the aurora borealis kind of overshadowed everything else today.  That's why we do this blog.  It's a good opportunity for us to go back through our own day and remember how awesome it was!  So let's get started with some geysers, waterfalls, and sunsets in the Golden

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Iceland – Day 3 – The Blue Lagoon

Here we are at the half way point.  Time to get down to some serious relaxing at the Blue Lagoon. One of the advantages to having an apartment instead of a hotel is being able to cook your own food.  For breakfast I made potatoes and eggs. This is the cathedral at the end of our street.  Hallgrímskirkja Church City

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Iceland – Day 2 – Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and Pylsur

We are still trying to get acclimated to the time change, and 4 hours of daylight isn't helping anything.  After a continental breakfast at the hotel surrounded by 100 tour bus travelers, we're off to the Glacier Lagoon!   Glaciers!!  The following, in no particular order, are glaciers in a lake. If it's cold enough for glaciers, it's too cold

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