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Cuba - Viva

Still life in Cuba

semi-overcast 26 °C

Photogenic images that require little explanation beyond a title are a peso a dozen in Cuba’s enigmatic capital. Here are a just a few…
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Environmentally conscious taxi driver…

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Heavy goods vehicle…

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Local Coffee…

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A shade too much…

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Caribbean colours…

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“My other house is a hacienda!”

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“My other car is a Lamborghini !”

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The little shop on the corner…

The cities of Cuba are not always pretty, but beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And there are surely few sights more universally adored than that of a deserted mangrove-fringed beach where the azure sky melds seamlessly into a cerulean sea under a tropical sun…
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Cayo Jutias - Island Blue.

The Americans are coming and, somewhat bizarrely, a tourist from Chicago explained that he had rushed to Cuba to beat the expected onslaught of his fellow countrymen. He is not the only American hoping to see authentic Cuba before it is blighted by Mr. McDonald and his ilk. However, there are many hurdles to normalization with the States and hopefully it will be many years before there is a Starbucks on every corner.
We will be back before that happens. But now, with our bags packed, we are heading south to summer in the Andes.

Posted by Hawkson 07:10 Archived in Cuba

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Dark and rain pelting down here. Cayo Jutias looks so inviting. The three amigas are somewhere in Cuba. Haven't heard a word from them but all their flights went as scheduled. Too bad they don't blog.
Obviously much to see and enjoy. Loved the Banyan? tree. Almost missed Sheila standing below.

by R and B

Sheila in miniature. What an enormous tree. Enjoyed these scenes. Look forward to the next segment. Safe travels. Xoxo

by Trudy

Looks like Pondicherry in India. Happy travelling!!

by Jenny Jose

Great pics! We get the sunny skies, but not the flowers, colours, blue sky, blue water...a treat to see the pics. When do you get back to Gabriola? We're going to be in Nanaimo from March 10 to 14th..are you still away?

by Sharron

Love the wit in your titles - I know it takes longer to write less than to write more.

What is the name of that tree?

by The Vickerage

It was fun spending time with you. Love your photos as usual

by Keith and Helen

great pics...It is dark and rainy here but not cold.
Kelly and Laura are looking forward to your visit to their lovely farm...hope they have some mango;s when you get there. But you will get nice coffee and oranges (3 kinds.) wish I was there too.
love Jean

by Jean McLaren

Love your environmentally conscious taxi cab :) Great pic!

by Abigail Gossage

Terrific photos. Bon Voyage to points south.

by Tom

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