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Cuba – Sancti Spiritus to Havana

June 15 2016 - Studio Press

CUBA: During my ten day stay in the latter part of March 2016 I went to see the historic Rolling Stones concert, enjoyed the Tropicana show,  visited areas included included La Habana, Pinar Del Rio, Varadero to Playa Giron, Cienfuegos, Trinidad, Sancti Spiritus, Santa Clara, and Jaimanitas a western suburb of La Habana. Visit Stock-Art-Cuba on my website for a more complete selection covering the entire visit.

Travelling on to Sancti Spiritus and towards the end of this journey:

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Este vaquero at a post in the middle of prairie lands between Trinidad and Sancti Spiritus…

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Este vaquero at a post in the middle of prairie lands between Trinidad and Sancti Spiritus…

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The city is home to Cuba oldest bridge completed in 1831 by convicts laying some 200,000 bricks using sand, lime mortar and female donkey’s milk. It spans nearly 200 feet by 20 feet wide over the Yayabo River, and Don Valverde and Don Cabrera were the master builders.

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Cobblers working their trade near the city center. (I just picked my shoes from the great De Lalla in Ft. Lauderdale) …

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A house with a dog and a special lady…this could be utopia…

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A sugar plant still operating on the way to Santa Clara in central Cuba…

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Home is where the heart is, and caught this man gazing out while taking a break from working on his…

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This young fellow horseback passed me by as I was walking down a coutry road…

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Lady at her front door waiting for her child to come home from school in Santa Clara…

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Another lady fashionably dressed mixing it with the colors…

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OK, a tourist attraction depicting a Batista troop-supply train Che and his men derailed in a major operation to help win the revolution for Castro…

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_DSC1770_DSC1769Back in Havana looking at those beautiful classic cars parked by Central Park. Agramonte…

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Playa Jaimanitas is the village of “fusterlandia” just west of Havana, a creation of artist Jose Fuster…

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My last day walking along Paseo de Marti I ran into these young ballerinas. I’m not sure what they were up to, why they were there. It was a moment and I captured it on this famous Boulevard…

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This ends my photographic visit of Cuba. I hope all of you enjoyed it and also give it thumbs up. Of course, there are many more photos you can see by visiting

http://jamesschotgallerystudio.com/stock-categories/stock-art-cuba/

There are other places I’ve photographed in the stock-art section and many more to come, and then in the Gallery

http://jamesschotgallerystudio.com/gallery/james-schot/ find true photo art created only with planning, lighting, optics and a camera.

Until next time, James