This is my style of Blogging, where you will find Road Trips, Campervanning, Cooking, Music, Tradition, Travelling off the beaten track - though my eyes. So it’s clear I have a passion for travel and a love for exotic food. Taking photos, leaving foot prints, stealing kisses & giving hugs.......
Solo adventure Bay of pigs Cuba
My Second time to the Bay Of Pigs, not much has changed since the last time I was here. There was now a coastal guard building southwest from the beach at playa Giron, just incase there was to be a second Bay Of Pigs invasion.
Sunset at Playa Giron. Bay Of Pigs
Road to Playa Giron
Outdoor cinema Playa Giron
Museum at Playa Giron.
Mainly devoted to the Cuban victory against U.S led forces in the Bay Of Pigs attack.
Artifacts and information about the failed invasion of Cuba by exiles and the CIA are showcased.
Bay of pigs Great for Diving. No boats allowed in these waters. Clean waters and great visibility.
Can swim or Dive here La Cueva de los Pesces.
Halfway between Playa Giron and Playa Larga Bay Of Pigs
Fish at La Cueva de los Pesces
Dive-shop at La Cueva de los Pesces.
Old car at dive shop and entrance to La Cueva de los Pesces
Video La Cueva de los Pesces
At Playa Giron I can recommend Casa Luis. To stay.Very friendly and helpful with travel/tour information. Also known for great cooking. Casa Luis playa Giron Email: email@example.com Call: 0145 984258 See Trip Adviser
Flamingos Las Salinas, Zapata Swamp. Near Playa Larga Bay Of Pigs
Only an hour from Ibague.
The geographical setting of the village comprises a series of mountain slopes, where articulate small flat areas formed by materials in rainy seasons, that are located in the foothills and have permanent water of small creeks which running perpendicular to the direction of geographic valley sense. The area around San Juan Valley is composed of fertile soil in which valleys and plains are denoted and where you can see large crops of corn; its main agricultural product. There are also rivers and streams that punctuate the landscape with a forest of medium height.
Fruit for sale on the road to San Juan
Main road to San Juan
Nice beach, few people and Cubans, can get busy at Cuban holiday time, is a nice place to relax.
You can make this a day trip, 65km northwest of Viñales and is attached to the mainland by a causeway.
You can ask your casa owner in Vinales to book a taxi to take you and arrange a time to return.
View from resturant
Taxi from Viñales $15 cuc each, (5 people) for 6 hours on the beach.
Food 8 cuc, Beer $1.50, Mojito $2.50.
Where you get drooped off and walk on to the beach at Cayo Jutias, you can walk to the right along the beach and though a tiny mangrove covered area and find the beach above.
At some point a filter is a good idea as it can make your photos more intense and reduces reflections and deepens blue skies if used properly, that photo-shop can not do.
"Photography is still a learning curve, for me - meaning an excuse to travel and experiment"
My latest accessories: 1. Panasonic 52 mm Lumix G Neutral Density Filter DMW-LND52E. Use to reduce light entering the camera in extremely sunny conditions. (ND8) Filter reduces the amount of light to 1/8th without affecting colour balance. Best used in very bright sunlight, to prevent overexposure (whitish photos especially the sky that will lack contrast) This will allow the use of wider aperture or slower shutter speed.
First play with Panasonic 52 mm Lumix G Neutral Density Filter DMW-LND52E
See: Full waterfall in large Image(Note: overexposed at the top of the fall, as sunlight was not at 90 deg to the camera but direct to the waterfall) 2. Panasonic 52 mm Lumix PL Filter (Circular polarizing) helps to reduce refl…