Ridin’ Dirty in Mexico

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Now when I say dirty, I mean dirty. Covered in mud, dust, sweat, sunscreen, bug spray and a wonderful fragrance of rotten eggs. Does that begin to paint a lovely picture for you? While this might sound horrible, it was actually a pretty exciting day. During our recent trip to Cozumel, Mexico aboard Royal Caribbean’s Empress …

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Plaza de la Catedral, Havana

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We are now heading to the final square on our Old Havana walking tour.  As we walk through an alleyway, we pass by this mysterious looking face on the wall of Casa del Marqués de Arcos. Once a mansion, it was transformed into Havana’s main post office in the mid-19th century. You’ll spot a few faces …

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History comes alive in Plaza Vieja, Cuba

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Our tour continued from San Francisco Square through the alleyway below to Plaza Vieja (Old Square). Before reaching the square, we passed by Havana’s oldest aqueduct, constructed in the 16th century. It was built to supply water to the city residents and harbor. We continued down the path to Plaza Vieja, which ironically is quite new due …

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