A Honey Bee Having a Drink

It’s not easy taking photos of honey bees. Micro Macro focusing requires a fine touch that I don’t have. But I do my best. Here’s a photo I took of a honey bee having a drink of water: I posted more over at Mud Songs.

Snorkelling in Cuba

We went on a catamaran boat tour in Varadero, Cuba, this past Xmas. We were first taken out to a concrete pen in the middle of the ocean to swim with some dolphins. I’m not a bleeding heart animal activist, but that whole experience felt wrong. It was also a case of false advertising. A dolphin did some tricks for us and we got to touch it, but we never

Cuban Chocolate

If you like chocolate, make sure to bring your own before you go to Cuba. We couldn’t find any kind of quality chocolate there. Even in the resort’s buffet hall, few of the desserts had chocolate, only some chocolate syrup for ice cream or cakes. (Most of the desserts were nevertheless delicious.) I bought this box of chocolates at a little shop on the resort thinking, “Okay, NestlĂ©, they make