Stoic Calm

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One Last Look at Havana

Here is the last upload as I close the book on my 2015 trip to Cuba. What an amazing experience. Cuba is a country I think everyone should make an effort to visit. From its white-sand beaches, to its fascinating historical cities, and especially its warm, inviting people, Cuba is a travel experience you will never forget - especially if you are into photography! … [Read more...]

A Big Batch of Cuba Street Photography

A couple of these have been posted before, but most have not. I hope you enjoy these - some of my favourite images of the people I had the pleasure of meeting in Cuba. … [Read more...]

How Cubans Get Around

Of course, we're all familiar with the stereotypical classic 50s car culture that Cuba has become known for, but cars are certainly not the be-all and end-all for getting, and moving stuff, around in Cuba. Cuba has local bus service for short distance travel, and electric-powered trains for longer journeys. In addition, hitchhiking is extremely important to Cubans. Although I have not verified … [Read more...]

Lively Conversation

I'm not sure what was going on here, but it looked rather energetic from where I stood. … [Read more...]

Seaside City of Massacres

Matanzas means "massacre". A name that hints at the location's bloody history when Spaniards wiped out a local population of natives (all of Cuba's natives were killed by the Spanish) who fought viciously, but who were ultimately overpowered by European gunpowder and steel. It's a beautiful little city that's grown around an ocean inlet on the north shore of Cuba, not far from Varadero. I met some … [Read more...]