Patrick Symmes recently lost a little weight, but gained a lot of insight into how Cuba works.
He went there to live for a month on the same rations most Cubans have to live on: about $15 American worth of food.
Put another way: most of us would be licking the crumbs from the cookie jar after 30 days of that.
Patrick’s story appears in this month’s edition of Harper’s Magazine, and he joined Rick from New York to talk about the experience.
Rick’s conversation with Patrick…
via CBC.ca | Dispatches | October 14 & 17, 2010: from Miami – Cuba – Arizona – Tripoli, Lebanon – Berlin – La Paz, Bolivia.