Baracoa struck us as the most immediately appealing of all the places we’d been in Cuba. With a stiff breeze coming off the sea, the place just felt far more laidback, more welcoming. We watched teenagers playing baseball at the stadium, barefoot in the dirt, enjoying the crack of the wooden bat as the local running team did laps of the field, stopping halfway round each lap for pushups.
Lachlan tells us in the very frank way about his time in Cuba in Planet Kapow 23: Santiago de Cuba to Baracoa. Watch the video & read the commentary.
I have to say, I’ve appreciated reading and watching these videos as it balances out some of the over positive stories I have found online so far.