in 2006, i took in a show at the tropicana just outside havana. it was a throwback to an earlier time, and certainly conjured up images of ricky ricardo.
i first visited cuba in 2003. havana is a vibrant city, filled with contrasts. the people are warm and friendly, there’s music everywhere and you get the feeling you’ve stepped back in time.
old havana is a vibrant area. its cathedral is stunning. i took this shot at dusk.
old havana is a vibrant city, filled with color, music and wonderful smells. here are a few of the church steeples that offer a glimpse into the city’s past grandeur.
on my first visit to cuba, i watched the sun rise over the ocean. the hotel nacional is on the left.
havana is a city of stark contrasts. i took this shot in old havana, where you will see paint peeling off buildings and in the same block the most modern and beautiful restaurants.
visiting havana is an amazing experience. when you’re in old havana it feels as if you have stepped fifty years back in time.
in 2006, i celebrated new year’s in havana, cuba. driving back to our hotel on january 1st, we saw a fireworks show that lasted at least 30 minutes. it was a great way to start a new year.
in august we visited the fort overlooking havana to witness the cannon ceremony. here’s a shot of the city from the fort.
this past august, the cathedral in old havana at dusk.
old havana is one of the most vibrant cities i have had to opportunity to visit. you almost feel as if you have stepped back in time fifty years or more.
construction on the cathedral in old havana was begun in 1748. it is truly a magnificent structure.
every night at 9, a ceremony at the old fort overlooking havana concludes with the firing of a canon to signify the port is closed.
my birthday is new year’s eve and i spent it in havana in 2006. There is music on virtually every street corner, and it’s wonderful. so much heart.
i’ve been fortunate enough to visit cuba three times. the people, the music, the food – it’s a magical place. this was shot in havana on my first visit inm 2001.