• Shuttle Bus Diary (Day 1)

    by  • September 22, 2011 • 0 Comments

    Note: I wrote Rum Socialism from the notes of a travel diary I kept while in Cuba. Here is a ver batim excerpts of that diary that doesn’t give away too much of the book itself. ***** I’m sitting on the bus outside the airport waiting for it to leave. The toilet is out of [...]

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    Flight Diary (Day 1)

    by  • September 22, 2011 • 0 Comments

    Note: I wrote Rum Socialism from the notes of a travel diary I kept while in Cuba. Here is a ver batim excerpts of that diary that doesn’t give away too much of the book itself. ***** I need a drink. I’ve only had one since boarding, and the two I had in the terminal [...]

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    Cuba Libre

    by  • September 22, 2011 • 0 Comments

    The Cuba Libre (or rum and coke) is a classic cocktail that probably everyone has tried at least once. According to Wikipedia, however, the drink has a bit of a murky past: Bacardi claims that it was invented by a US soldier celebrating their victory in the Spanish-American War, while Havana Club maintains that it [...]

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