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Cuban Storm in the Coffee Pots

There had been warnings, dark, angry clouds had gathered overhead for hours and the rumble of distant thunder had gradually stalked us for sometime. It had crept up on my companion and I, and now it was threatening to ambush us. We were exploring Trinidad on the Caribbean island of Cuba, dawdling our way down rough, cobbled streets, browsing art …

Icon of Cuba – The Che Guevara Memorial

One of the most iconic images of the last decade is a simple Alberto Korda monochromatic portrait reproduced on t-shirts from London to Sydney and everywhere in between. Trendy teenagers throughout the world have poster sized versions adorning their walls. Most probably without any idea who he is, some may not even recognise the name; Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara. The truth …

A street model in Havana, on the Caribbean island of Cuba on Mallory on Travel adventure photography iain-mallory-300-239_cuban model

Cuba in Black and White; A Portrait

Anybody that visits this site regularly will be aware of two of my greatest passions; portraiture and colour. Therefore a whole post from Cuba a favourite destination in black and white may come as a shock. It is vital that we expand our horizons, attempting things outside our comfort zone. Therefore this post appearing in black and white, a medium …

Havana, Cuba – If it’s good enough for Hemingway

“Welcome to Havana” these same words greeted me in every public place in the Cuban capital. Although sometimes it often involved asking for a hand out, offer to pose for a photo or taxi ride, it also sometimes appeared sincere. I wonder what “Papa Hemingway” would think of it now. This is the affectionate name by which the great literary …