Chasing Hemingway

Cuba in Pictures

In anticipation of my meditations on Cuba, here are some things I saw there. Feel free to ask questions, though I can’t promise to answer them.

(In case you were wondering, Montreal was also awesome and I’d highly recommend it, but pretty much nowhere can beat Cuba for cool factor.)

You can’t tell but these are eyeballs.

If you were a dictator, what would you make accessible for the people? Castro chose ice cream, in all its 1960’s Disney soda fountain style.

Of course, not everything’s so peachy.

Mansions like these are left abandoned and rotting.

But it’s certainly photogenic…

And was basically made for Instagram

And if you’re feeling a little down on your luck, just remember this little gem of wisdom, from the picturesque Viñales valley:

That’s it for now, folks. More to come in the written post.

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This entry was published on June 26, 2012 at 8:27 am. It’s filed under colonialism, Cuba, exploring, travel and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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