Postcard from Havana, A Cuban Character

This is one of the numerous ‘professional’ models which ply their trade in and around the squares of Old Havana. Offering their interesting features often with huge cigars for posing with tourists or for photographers. I usually decline but the handlebar moustache of this particular gentleman seemed too good to pass up. I was quite taken back however when after …

Postcard from Old Havana – Saturday at the Movies

Due to its isolation from the US Cuba has become a living classic car museum. Buicks, Chevrolets, Plymouths and Fords from a bygone era are everywhere. Cruising along the boulevards of Havana,  Cienfuegos or Santiago, negotiating the narrow back streets of Camaguey or overtaking yellow school buses or horse-drawn carts along the highways that criss-cross the island they are everywhere. …