Havana’s Malecon runs some 8 kilometres from Old Havana right down to Verdado. This waterfront esplanade and roadway is a magnet for locals looking to hang out and relax in the evenings. During the day it’s more popular with fishermen and those looking to cool off in the deep blue waters of the Florida Straits….
The lack of commercialism in Cuba was a real highlight for me, but it wasn’t something I immediately thought about whilst wandering the streets. I didn’t realise how little there actually was until I arrived in Guatemala City, where it was as overt and obvious as being king hit and really quite overwhelming. What…
As you can probably tell by now I just loved Havana!
One of the must do activities in Havana is to take a ride in one of the gorgeous old classic convertibles through this fascinating city.
I took so many photos of in Havana! This is part 3 of my on the streets of Havana set – some of the results of days just wandering through this fascinating and beautiful city.
On my first afternoon in Old Havana I was totally blown away – believe me when I say, that doesn’t happen all that often. Sure the architecture is just amazing, the classic cars cruising the streets and abundance of music being played add loads of atmosphere but there is something else. It is almost…
Surrounded by stunning world heritage, colonial architecture this beautiful old square was once the site of fiestas, processions, bullfights and executions.
I just loved mojitos from the very first sip that ever passed my lips some 6 or 7 years ago, so after a week or so in Cuba I think I had developed into quite a connoisseur of this deliciously refreshing minty treat. One of the most enjoyable mojito experiences in Cuba was a visit…
Most of them might be pushing 85 or so but these guys were quite amazing and put on a great show. – an evening enjoying the sounds of the Buena Vista Social Club in Havana, Cuba.
How amazing is Havana! The streets of this enigmatic city are filled with life, magnificent architecture and classic old cars. This gallery is a brief glimpse into this truly fascinating city.