Cuba Unspun

Cuba Unspun❮Read❯ ➮ Cuba Unspun Author Rosa Jordan – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk In Cuba Unspun Rosa Jordan introduces readers to Cubans in all walks of life people whom she has met during travels around the island by bike bus plane train truck and car Familiar places like Havana In Cuba Unspun Rosa Jordan introduces readers to Cubans in all walks of life people whom she has met during travels around the island by bike bus plane train truck and car Familiar places like Havana and Varadero are viewed from unfamiliar angles and serve as starting points for adventures that began in and continue into the future Jordan has camped in a military compound spent a rainy night in the jungle without a tent cycled through hurricane devastated coastal towns run into a friend at a gay pride parade in the capital picked up hundreds hitchhikers come face to face with Fidel and much It is a trip through time as well as space recording changes in Cuba over the past years and offering analyses of Cuban history and its present leadership that holds many surprises. If you expect this book to be your usual travel guide you will be uite disappointed I am actually happy that it wasn't that type of book With all the information available today is uite easy to make an itinerary for your trip to Cuba without going through 300 pages However if you want an insight on Cubans' mindset and society you should read this After I put it down all I was thinking was which should be my next book on Cuba The last chapters related to the revolutionaries that influenced and were in charge of the country's politics made me curious about its history As an avid traveler to and lover of Cuba this book was terrific Part travelogue part cultural insight I kept saying to myself I must visit that spot throughout Although she admits she's 'Cuba sympathetic' as am I she still points out the chinks in the armour of post revolutionary Cuba and offers a great precis of the revolution and its leadersand how the reality was very different from the dream Highly recommended Very interesting and insightful recommend it to anyone planning on visiting Cuba I learned a lot

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  • Paperback
  • 313 pages
  • Cuba Unspun
  • Rosa Jordan
  • English
  • 12 February 2014
  • 9780889822894