I recently visited Cuba for the first time, to participate in scholarly meetings. For an American citizen this short voyage requires a leap through hyperspace. It was my third attempt over ten years to get there. Obstacles had included both the US government and the Cuban government.
This was a trip back in time, to 1959. For one thing, a majority of the (few) autos on the street in Havana are large American cars from the 1950s. Most are beautiful. One hears about the cars, but I had thought the reports must be exaggerated.read more