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In Cuba, the Climbing Is Irresistible—and Illegal

One of the world’s top female rock climbers explores Cuba’s complex climbing potential. When we first start hiking to the cave all we can see is flat terrain with a perimeter of limestone cliffs in the distance. It isn’t until we veer down a discreet dirt path to an unanticipated opening that we realize that…

Diana Nyad: From Swimming with Sharks to Dancing with the Stars

Diana Nyad was recently named an Adventurer of the Year for becoming the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida. She is currently making turns on the television show Dancing With the Stars. We hope you will vote for her! The common question these days is “How does the Cuba Swim compare to Dancing With the…

Field FAQs with Holly Morris
Cuba Libre: Will Obama Bring Americans Back Into Cuba?

Has Raúl Castro’s taking the helm changed anything in terms of Americans traveling to Cuba? A. Just thinking about the glistening largemouth bass I landed in Cuba’s Lake Zaza is still thrilling. And one day I hope to return to trek the iconic Sierra Maestra and see the area’s famed biodiversity: pygmy owls, frogs the…