Here is a selection of photos that I took on the streets and in a bar in Havana, Cuba during my visit to the island nation in July 2011. The quality of the images is not so great. I just had a crappy little camera at the time. Nevertheless, I like the shots and they... Continue Reading →
Dieciocho-trienta, dieciocho-trienta……. The numbers drifted across my consciousness, muddling with rapid eye movement sleep. Dieciocho-trienta, dieciocho-trienta. There it was again. Was I dreaming? My eyes opened. A baby-faced cop -still adolescent- hovered above, speaking into his radio. The voice was real. Dieciocho-treinta, dieciocho-treinta (18-30, 18-30), ciudadano extranjero dormido en parque publico (foreign citizen asleep in public park). Saturday... Continue Reading →
Callejon de Hamel - probably the most colourful area of Havana, Cuba. Great murals! I visited late one afternoon in 2011 and had the place pretty much to myself.
I can't remember exactly where in Cuba I took this photograph. Propaganda/ the communist party message is everywhere across the island nation. The translation is of a speech that Fidel Castro made to the Cuban people on May 1 (International Workers' Day) in Plaza de la revolución (Revolution Square) in Havana. Cuba, now under the... Continue Reading →