Category Archives: Caribbean & Mexico

Travel to the Caribbean and Mexico

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic – February 2013

Graeme and I holidayed in Punta Cana in December 2009 (2009 Dominican Republic blog entries) This time around, it was my wife and I who were hoping to enjoy a bit of warmth and sunshine away from Ottawa’s snow-covered landscape. … Continue reading

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Butterflies – White Peacock – Anartia jatrophae

Butterflies – White Peacock – Anartia jatrophae Above photograph from our trip to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic in November 2009.

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Commerce and trade with Cuba – my observations on the future of this island nation.

Commerce and trade with Cuba – my observations on the future of this island nation. Educationally, I hold an MBA degree in Finance and Marketing. I’m retired from the normal working world. Now, I carry a camera around with me … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict XVI at the Plaza de la Revolución, Havana, Cuba

Pope Benedict XVI at the Plaza de la Revolución, Havana, Cuba During his three day visit to the island nation of Cuba, Pope Benedict XVI will be delivering mass to likely tens of thousands of followers on Wednesday, March 28th … Continue reading

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Varadero, Cuba – Flora and Fauna

Varadero, Cuba – Flora and Fauna During our visit to Varadero, Cuba I didn’t see all of the species of birds, reptiles and plants that were there and photographed even fewer species. Many of the species have been included in … Continue reading

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Varadero, Cuba – Heading home

Varadero, Cuba – Heading home Our pick-up for the flight home was scheduled for pretty early in the morning so we were up before sunrise. We were supposed to have a wake-up call, breakfast delivered to our room and porter … Continue reading

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Nightly Stage Show – Barcelo Marina Palace – Varadera, Cuba

Nightly Stage Show – Barcelo Marina Palace – Varadera, Cuba Each night, the resort’s auditorium was filled to capacity for the nightly stage show. We had gone to a few of them and this particular evening I was outside the … Continue reading

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