Jim Smith, a guest who joined IE to travel to Cuba  in January 2013 commemorated his experience with a series of poems, which he has graciously agreed to share. Read his first piece here .
creatures of the night
hanging bats’, screech owls’ abode
cavern depths disclose
In the Parque Codina, there was a cave inhabited by both bats and screech owls. We were able to climb into the cave and with the use of a flashlight briefly view these creatures of the night. -- January 20, 2013 - Trinidad, Cuba