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Fidel Castro & the Curious Case of Freemasonry in Cuba

Hammer, sickle, square and compass.

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Climbing All Over the Massive Modernist Architecture of Cuba

Concrete and daiquiris on a tour of Havana's big, bold, brutalist beauties.

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WMDs in the Florida Keys: The Abandoned Nike Missile Site HM-40

Alligators and urban exploration on my first trip to the US of A.

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Cuba’s Revolutionary Trail: From Che Guevara to the Missile Crisis

Exploring the story of Cuba... as told by its battlefields, monuments & museums.

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Tropic Blunder: Three Tales of Exotic Non-Adventure

Why the Dominican Republic, Singapore and the Bahamas are my least favourite places in the world.

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The Socialist Street Parties of Cuba, North Korea & The Former-USSR

Because no one throws a street party like the Communist Party.

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Encountering Haitian Vodou: Le Grand Cimetière of Port-au-Prince

I went looking for Haitian vodou… but amongst the rituals and refugees of the Grand Cemetery, I fo

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The Coral Castle: Masonic Mystery in the Sunshine State

The thousand-ton folly of a Latvian eccentric, who claimed to know the secrets of the pyramids.

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Homeless in Havana: How a Travel Disaster Showed Me the Real Cuba

Arriving in Cuba alone, with no money and no plan, was more fun than you might expect.

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The Soviet Legacy: Inside Cuba’s Unfinished Nuclear Power Station

Crabs, bats and communists, in Cuba's greatest Soviet souvenir.

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The Bohemian Blog

The Bohemian Blog is an alternative travel journal, dedicated to exploring the bizarre, the macabre and other secret wonders of the world.

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Darmon Richter

Darmon Richter is a travel writer, tour guide and researcher, with a particular interest in ideological architecture.

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