Photo Feature


Havana-Miramar’s La Puntilla Neighborhood

June 20, 2017 | 1 Comment »

The coastal neighborhood of La Puntilla, located in Miramar, Playa, has buildings such as the CIMEX Corportation, the old CUBALSE, the La Puntilla shopping center and the Riomar building, this last one, in an advanced state of decay. (23 photos)




Postcards of the Havana Malecon Seawall

June 20, 2017 | 3 comments

In September of 2014 we published my first feature on Havana’s malecon seawall. Now, almost three years later, we return to show some postcards of this beautiful and emblematic avenue. (16 photos)




Vodou Project Exposition at the Cuban Institute of Anthropology

June 18, 2017 | No Comments »

A temporary art exhibition was put on display at the ICAN (Cuban Institute of Anthropology), as part of the IX International Colloquium on Research of African-Derived Religions. (9 photos)




First Lights in Havana

June 6, 2017 | 4 comments

It’s a time when the stillness of the darkness and the sad lights of an old city continue to linger. Some people walk through the streets in darkness doing their chores. The glow tints the sky with soft but intense colors. It is a moment when the peaceful dawn still remains before a new difficult day begins. (22 photos)




Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Tribute in Havana

June 4, 2017 | 4 comments

The Park located on 17th Street in the neighborhood of Vedado in the Cuban capital, was the venue for a 50th anniversary celebration concert for the Beatles’ award winning Sgt. Pepper’s album (1967). (14 photos)




Havana for International Tourism

May 31, 2017 | 6 comments

Even though neglect has taken over the city, when we walk through newly restored spaces, transformed so they can be used for other things, even changing their names sometimes, a new landscape full of grandeur is being unveiled before us. (17 photos)




This US Traveler’s Glimpse of Cuba

May 28, 2017 | 22 comments

Here in the US, we’ve heard characterizations of Cuba for many years, so until I visited, all I had were passive presumptions. Members of my extended family tried to tell me how it would feel in Cuba, and what it would be like–mostly trying to curb my optimism–even though none of them had visited Cuba. (20 photos)




Life in Havana without Water at Home

May 27, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Due to a rupture in the Havana aqueduct for two days at the beginning of this weekend some of the city’s main municipalities were without home water service. Fortunately the problem was resolved by Saturday afternoon. (12 photos)




Tourist Art and Souvenir Center on Havana’s Port Avenue

May 25, 2017 | 3 comments

The make-over of different spaces along the Port Avenue, from Caballeria wharf to Desamparados Street, carried out by the Havana City Historian’s Office, led to the creation of the Old San Jose Warehouse Cultural Center. (20 photos)




On the Eve of Mother’s Day in Cuba

May 13, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Today, Saturday, May 13, 2017, the festival of flowers is celebrated in anticipation of Mother’s Day, on Calle 12 between 23 and Zapata. While the selection isn’t very good this year, it’s still a place to purchase a gift to take to mothers’ homes on Sunday. (15 photos)