Nov. 2017; XQ2
Tocororo Bar offers great music, cigars, rum and coffee.
Plaza de San Francisco is one of the four leading plazas laid out in the 17th century.
Slow Life in Old Havana
Wooden pavers resembling bricks were laid in front of the Governor's palace because he didn't like the noise made by carriages passing over bricks while he enjoyed his siesta.
Havana Club rum, a brand of rum created in Cuba in 1934, and now one of the best-selling rum brands in the world - except in the US.
Built in 1909 the Lonja del Comercio (Commerce Market) building in Old Havana, Cuba served as the stock exchange in the capital until the 1959 Cuban Revolution.
Plaza de San Franciso de Asis. Old Havana.
See next file for video of Cuban music in the Plaza de Armas, one of the renovated areas resulting from the more open government
Built in 1519, Plaza de Armas is one of the oldest plazas in Havana and was the city’s administrative headquarters back in colonial times
Nice looking Pontiac Chieftain from the 1950s, I think.
Coco Motor bike taxi stopping at the drive in for a cold one
Harbor of Havana - One of the most polluted harbors in the world.
A traditional 'rumba style' dress worn mostly today for tourists
Capitalism has arrived in Cuba
Che Guevara still lives on in wall posters
Fishermen on the 'Malecon', a broad walkway, roadway and seawall which stretches for 5 miles along the coast in Havana
El Morro fortress. Built in 1589 in response to raids on Havana harbor, el Morro (the rock) protected the mouth of the harbor with a chain being strung out across the water to the fort at La Punta.