Notas de Cuba: the travails and joys of solo travel

Its difficult to explain my comfort with travelling alone. I thought my first solo trip would also be my last. But when a career change permitted a big gap in my schedule, I jumped at the opportunity to plan yet another solo trip. To a destination which has been on my wish list for ages….

Forced to travel

20th June was celebrated as the World Refugee Day. I read somewhere that 2015 was the year of refugees. More than 65 million people displaced from their homes as per UN reports. Out of which 10 million were absolutely stateless – no countries, no passports! If all these displaced people were put together into 1…