Hike, mountain bike, rock climb, and bird watch in Cuba's picturesque Viñales Valley. See chapter 6.
Detailed maps throughout
Exact prices, directions, opening hours,and other practical information
Candid reviews of hotels and restaurants,plus sights, shopping, and nightlife
Itineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas
Insider tips from local expert authors
Claire Boobbyer is a travel writer, photographer, and editor who fell in love with Latin America more than 10 years ago after several backpacking trips around the region. She moved to Spain to learn Spanish and after a stint of working with wildlife in the Peruvian Amazon, she headed north to Central America. She first went to Cuba in 1998 to spend a newly reinstated Christmas Day holiday in Havana and has been returning ever since, improving her salsa dancing and Cuban accent each time she visits. Claire is the author of several other guidebooks on the region and has written articles about Cuba for newspapers and magazines; her photographic work has appeared in various guidebooks and alongside her travel articles. She is also the author of Frommer's Cuba Day by Day. For more information on Claire, visit www.claireboobbyer.com.