Cuba with the Old Man and the Sea

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“A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”–Santiago, The Old Man and the Sea

  • Here’s what happens:
    • The old man embarks on an epic battle of strength and will with a large fish, leading him to reflect on his capabilities, his purpose, and his relationship to the sea.
  • It’s good because:
    • It’s a succinct, no-nonsense narrative of what one can achieve. Not to mention, it’s a classic, and a quick one at that.
  • Read if:
    • You enjoy Hemingway’s brief and sharp story-telling, or if you’re feeling defeated and could use a new perspective from which to evaluate your pitfalls and triumphs.

Up next: Zambia with Alexandra Fuller’s Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness! 

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