Skip to main content

Tagged With "Havana"

Comment

Re: Cuba's Cars: Varied, surviving, fascinating

DrFumblefinger ·
The cars of Cuba are as fascinating as its people, having endured very hard times and still moving forward. An interesting perspective, PHeymont! Thanks. Hope there's car photos coming!
Comment

Re: Museum of the Revolution, Havana (Where Gumbo Was #152)

Mac ·
We never managed to get in here Paul!! Why oh why do the museums in Cuba (including this one) close on Mondays?? Thanks for taking us round though, now I feel complete ;-)
Comment

Re: Museum of the Revolution, Havana (Where Gumbo Was #152)

GarryRF ·
Did you know the top drawer of Castro's desk contains every cheque paid to Cuba, by the US, for the rental of Guantanamo Bay. All uncashed.
Comment

Re: Museum of the Revolution, Havana (Where Gumbo Was #152)

PHeymont ·
I forget about that! The government refuses to cash the checks, stating that the U.S. lease on Guantanamo is illegal. And, one of the people we chatted with also suggested that Castro might not be so sure the check wouldn't bounce...
Comment

Re: Havana in Transition...to what?

SST-Ryan ·
Excellent observations and interesting suppositions. Most refreshing is that at the same time you refrained from the refrain of 'Cuba before it changes' and wondered about the positive and negative 'half empty : half full' changes that will result. Here's line of questions I like to ask when I'm on the ground with travelers there... 'Would you like to go have a drink in the bars that Hemmingway drank at? Or would you rather go find a bar he would drink at if he were alive today?' That always...
Comment

Re: Havana in Transition...to what?

PHeymont ·
Thank you...and I love your question! I'm definitely on the where would he be today side...
Image Featured

Stormy seas at the Malecon, Havana

PHeymont ·
Stormy seas at the Malecon, Havana
Image Featured

Stormy seas at the Malecon, Havana

PHeymont ·
Stormy seas at the Malecon, Havana
Blog Post

Havana Cathedral

PHeymont ·
A visit to the lovely Havana Cathedral, a 18th century Baroque church, the finest of its type in Cuba.
Blog Post

Havana Firefighting

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L joins local spectators watching Los Bomberos put out a grass fire in Cuba
Blog Post

Walking in Old Havana

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes a walk around Old Havana
×
×
×
×