Misadventures

How to argue while traveling

How to argue while traveling

“Stop wasting my time! Open the bus and let me check,” I yelled to the bus driver. I was so exasperated that I eventually raised my voice. People around us stopped and held their breath. I guess I scared them. I am a hot tempered Italian. Worse than that. I am Sardinian, which also implies […]

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Scams in Cuba

Scams in Cuba

The sheer weirdness of Cuban hospitality Cubans are supposed to be world famous for being very friendly and hospitable. In fact, I have met several people who have been invited over for a meal, coffee or what not by a Cuban family. Strangely, usually men, some of them hardly able to communicate in Spanish, but […]

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