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 …

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 …