Entering Cuban airspace
Jose Marti Monument
Chevy - first of many classics spotted cruising the streets
24/7 Bar at the Melia Cohiba
El Patronato Synagogue and '56 Chevy
El Patronato Synagogue; main sanctuary of this conservative congregation
Adela Dworin, president of the Jewish Community of Cuba
You may recognize Adela from recent photos of her with Alan Gross.
Bella and her Cuba challah covers
Fishing from the Malecon promenade along Havana's shore the next morning
Soviet style apartment complex opposite the Malecon
Playa Giron is what we refer to as the Bay of Pigs
To avoid intense heat, it started early in morning
After the marathon - sweeping up
Two amigos and two cigars
Fishnet stocking stare
Opposite the Fine Arts Museum
Trio of smiles
Ernesto 'Che' Guevera's presence is ubiquitous
Hasta Siempre, Comandante Che
Ernest Hemingway Room (511) at Ambos Mundos Hotel
Obispo Street - upstairs and downstairs
'Baiseball been berry, berry good to me'
'56 Chevy - mint
Traversing Cuba in a pair of Converse
American Horse a.k.a. Yank Tank
Waiting for Ceiba
A seemingly endless line waited for a turn to circle the Ceiba tree on November 16th, a day of celebration. Havana was founded on this day in 1519 and legend has it that the first religious and civic gatherings took place under the shade of this revered tree.
Two thumbs up for a golden view
These guys are happy to enjoy a view of the water while waiting their turn in a cool shady spot
Classy taxi - Wanna ride?
Carlos, proprietor of La Moneda Cubana Paladar
Kitchen - La Moneda Cubana Paladar
Plaza, one of four prominent ones in Havana
Massive doors of the Catedral
Man in white
Renovations were completed in 2003. The hotel now serves as a permanent tribute to Hebrew culture and its presence in Cuba.
Up on the roof
Raquel's stained glass dome
Capturing an image of the exquisite stained glass rooftop dome