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Plaza de la Revolución, Havana

written by owen, Mon, 13th Jun

Even though I visited the revolution square twice I forgot on both occasions that you could actually pay to go to the top of the tower. This might have been because I went there on a half-day city tour which is usually time constrained.

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Malecón, Havana

written by owen, Sun, 05th Jun

A seaside roadway that protects Havana from the sea. A meeting ground for young people and families. Construction started in 1901 its the most impressive waterfront I have ever seen. Not only because it is 5 miles long but because it serves a greater purpose than just being a seawall or a boardwalk - it is a social scene.

The 8 lane highway has no cross walks or stoplights yet you will see people crossing it on a constant basis without fear of getting run over by cars. Cubans do no believe in painting cross walks on streets. Eitherway it would be pointless because a highway that long would need crosswalks every block since people sit all along it.

Hotel Nacional de Cuba

Hotel Nacional de Cuba

Young people chilling

Young people chilling

Some kind of fried corn chip

Some kind of fried corn chip

Young people chilling

Young people chilling

Always buy things that look strange

Always buy things that look strange

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Havana, Cuba

written by owen, Thu, 02nd Jun

Habana is a beautiful city. A mix of the old and the new but mostly old. Luckily the old stuff is more amazing than most of the new stuff in the rest of the Caribbean. I spent 6 days in cuba and all I did was walk up and down the maze of streets, alleys, buying food and saying "Buenos dias". I did take a city tour twice. Make sure you bring lots of water. Below are mostly pictures of buildings and sites I have a separate people project and even more buildings in the high life project.

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Aerogaviota

written by owen, Thu, 12th May

The funny thing about mid-size airplanes is that just before landing you can hear a loud "thud" when the landing gear pops out of the under carriage. Freaks all the first time flyers out. lol. But this is normal and happens with the bigger airplanes as well except its just harder to hear it in the cabin. :)

Everyone gets a sweet before take off and they really don't care about seat numbers as long as everybody is seated. Do not be upset if a Cuban refuses to let you sit in your assigned seat number - just find another one - she probably has a relative coming on the flight with her.

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Aeropuerto Internacional, Jose Marti-Habana, Cuba

written by owen, Tue, 03rd May

The red airport with red signs. Mostly flights to Panama City, Panama and Bogotá, Colombia. Even though it was built in the 1950s it still looks brand new. I am continuously surprised how well the structures in cuba are maintained or maybe there were just well built?

Check-in Lobby

Check-in Lobby

Check-in Lobby

Check-in Lobby

Waiting for boarding

Waiting for boarding

Waiting for boarding

Waiting for boarding

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