Mirror Street Art on the Malecon

the Malecon, Havana, Cuba

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….

Revolutionary Messages

Che & the Revolution

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…

Havana is a jumbled mix of stunning architecture and classic old cars.

On the Streets of Havana, Cuba – part 2

  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…