- Magalie Raman has written an ode to Cuba, her second home, detailing all there is to see and do, with a focus on the unusual For the past 15 years, Magalie Raman has been spending several months a year in Cuba, visiting her in-laws and friends. She sometimes guides people around the island, and she is the author of The 500 Hidden Secrets of Havana ISBN 9789460581892. In this book, she shares her love for the versatile and sensuous country that is her second home. She writes about the overwhelming nature scenes and about bustling rumba nights with lots of percussion and locals of all ages. Lush green sites, marvels of the colonial era, a history that feels like the story in a novel... Cuba has it all, and this guide will help you discover the best of it. It contains out of the ordinary and interesting lists such as: places where you'll relive the revolution, the best street food stalls, rocking chairs with a view, inspiring artists' studios, breathtaking landscapes crossed by historical steam trains and much more.
About the Author
After obtaining a master's degree in history, Belgian Magalie Raman worked in the record industry and the world of books. She loves to discover connections between her two passions: books and travelling. One of her travels brought Magalie to Cuba in 2005. Since then she has been returning to Cuba several times a year. Leaving is becoming harder every time, and arriving feels more and more like coming home.