Also, since it's become oh-so-fashionable to condemn Westerners for writing about their travel abroad experiences, play "gotcha!", etc. I offer this disclaimer: This is my experience in Cuba, in February 2016. I'm a 50-year-old white women, originally from Kentucky, now living in Oregon, and that's my filter. I've been to more than 35 countries - and I still don't at all consider myself worldly, wise or even mostly appropriate. I wrote this travelogue from a place of honesty and sincerity and my personal perspective, never from a place of unkindness, and it is, no doubt, rife with my prejudices, misunderstandings and ignorance about oh-so-many things - because I'm human, not a machine. I made no attempt to be comprehensive about Cuban life or culture or history - I wrote about what I saw, experienced and felt in one week there. This is account full of opinions, and I make no claims to being impartial. This is Cuba through my lenses, and when you go, or if you live there, or if you lived there, please, by all means, write about it through your lenses.
If you want to skip the travelogue and go straight to the photos, feel free, but the photos have no descriptions on them, at least at the time of this blog's publication - just too busy!
- majority of our photos are here. Of course, we took way, way more photos. This is a compilation of the best, from both Stefan's and my photos, except for photos that were put into these other albums (below)
I put all the classic car photos here. I know there are some folks only want to see those. And some are bored by them.
Here are all the photos from Hemingway's estate.
Photos from the massive Havana historic cemetery, Necrópolis Cristobal Colon.
And then there was a day when we went across the river to two historic forts - but at the same time, a massive festival was happening. The narrative will probably be more interesting than the photos... not exactly a pleasant day, but a very insightful one.
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