American classic cars in Havana

In Monday's post I posted a picture of Red Buick in Havana as an example of the good condition most of these cars were in. The question is why are there so many vintage cars in Havana? Well to answer that you have to go back to two years after the Cuban revolution - 1962. … Continue reading American classic cars in Havana

Che Guevara in Cuba

In Cuba the late Che Guevara is everywhere. On buildings, T shirts, posters and books to name just a few. His popularity seems from an outsiders point of view to be bigger than Fidel Castro's. Maybe dying young in pursuit of another cause creates martyrdom or maybe the many years of Castro's dictatorship has made … Continue reading Che Guevara in Cuba