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Old and New

In Havana, there are plenty of taxis available to both locals and tourists.  They range from classic American cars, through ladas to rickshaws. The most unusual is the yellow globe-shaped […]
Old and New

Che

This mural by Vin Sever (my interpretation of the signature) adorns a wall at the corner of San Ignacio and Santa Clara, very close to the Plaza Vieja in Havana. Many of […]
Che

Outrageous Orange

  Hex color reference:  #FF664E A colourful note: this red-orange shade is known in Crayola world as Outrageous Orange.  It was born in 1972 as Ultra Orange Fluorescent  but took on its more […]
Outrageous Orange

Farewell Castro

  Fidel Castro, Cuba’s Prime Minister then President until 2008, died on 25 November 2016. He reached the grand age of 90, despite many assassination attempts.  It has been estimated that he […]
Farewell Castro

Five Stars

  5Stars (Cinco Estrellas) is a Cuban artist now based in Germany, but his work still graces the streets of Havana.   Copyright Debbie Smyth, 2 January 2017   Part of […]
Five Stars

New

Happy New Year everyone!   I’m breaking my own one word rules to send you my wishes for a joyous, exciting and peaceful 2017. Over to you now to join […]
New

Faded Glamour

This Stalinist-style building, designed by Alexander G. Rochegov, opened in the mid-1980s when the relationship between Cuba and the Soviet Union was strong. The resilient structure still stands out on […]
Faded Glamour

Taxi

    Copyright Debbie Smyth, 30 December 2016     Part of Weekend Reflections  
Taxi