Hemingway’s Cuba: G Adventures — December 2016.
“Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.”
Ernest Hemingway wrote these words in one of his many masterpieces of literature, The Old Man and the Sea. The short novel is famed for its depiction of Santiago, an old Cuban fisherman who is pitted against a giant marlin in a life-and-death struggle. Through it and other writings by Hemingway (both personal and published), his love for the country of Cuba, where he lived for 20 years, is evident.
Once in Cuba, it’s easy to see what the pull was for Hemingway. The tough, hard-drinking, and hard-living writer was drawn to the raw energy of the place; the music, food, and culture. Indeed, the entire nation exudes passion, sexuality, rebelliousness, and a spirited pride in their place in the world.
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