The building hosting the museum regard the Cuban Revolution was before the residence of the the previous dictator Fulgencio Batista. The holes on the wall are due to gunshots fired in attempt to kill him. The bust portraits José Martí, Cuban national hero who devoted his life for the cause of the Cuban independence.
At the end of a day in Havana, when the sunset is finally close, there is nothing better than a walk in the Malecón, the seafront of the city.
The Old Havana, time doesn't run fast.
More and more indigenous were converting to Christianity, the need of places to pray was growing fast.
It isn’t easy do shopping in Cuba. The offer is limited and the government monitors the food bought by locals.
Everything is reused, even this old basement as a repair shop at Calle St. Inacio.
The borders between private and communal property are quite concealed.
The beach of Santa Maria del Mar is very close to Havana, it is where Cubans go with their lunchboxes. Not at all touristic.
Is June, the hurricane season is approaching and this clouds are not good at all, better be prepared.
I never felt threatened in Cuba
We have left the capital and moved to the countryside.
A landscape like this, characterized by limestone mountains, can be found only if few other places of the planet: like Thailand, Vietnam and China.
Be careful in buying cigars on the street, besides it’s illegal, you may get cigars which are old or, even worse, made of banana leaves.
The palma real (Roystonea regia) is the national tree of Cuba.
The view from the bell tower well describes the city, be careful to don’t fall down.
This is probably my favorite sight of Trinidad, I went there several times studying the different combinations of lights and shadows.
The market is over, but it was selling souvenirs for tourists.
The storm is coming, our day at the beach is over and we need to leave our tents as soon as possible.
The Vedado is a popular district after the Habana Vieja with newer buildings.
This hall has been built as imitation of the homonymous salon in Versailles.
It is said that the Cuban flag recalls a vision that the adventurer Narciso López had at dawn looking the sky. The morning star Venus was shining inside a triangle of red clouds from where two stripes of white clouds were departed.