Cuba: Day 11

17 February 2007

Urban sketching in Cuba.


Grand colonial buildings, once brightly painted, line the streets of Havana. Almost every building in the city is over a hundred years old, and most of them have not been painted or repaired in the last fifty years. This picture doesn’t show the frightening state of decay.

Storm over Havana, from Castillo de los Tres Reyes Magos del Morro.

Decaying Spanish colonial-style housing, from the grounds of the Capitol building.

Havana: La Floridita

“Mi daiquiri en el Floridita”: Ernest Hemingway’s favourite drinking spot.