Views of Havana – Picture Post

The archeticture and layout of Havana are amazing. I loved to walk its streets taking in the buildings, streets and plazas. Each building was someone’s dream at one time and we have inherited these at best to use and enjoy and at worst to neglect and destroy.

Basilica Menor de San Francisco de Asis on the right.  The Oriental Garden resturant up the alley in the center and international business building to the left.

Basilica Menor de San Francisco de Asis on the right. The Oriental Garden resturant up the alley to the right of the image center and international business building to the left.

Central breezeway of an international business building.

Central breezeway of an international business building.

The view around the corner of our Casa

The view down the street around the corner from our Casa

Statue of I'm not sure what.

Statue of Monumento a Máximo Gómez the top General during the war of independence from Spain which ended 1898.

The capitol and a line of old convertible for hire.

The capitol and a line of old convertibles for hire.

Side of the Capitol Building

Side of the Capitol Building

Antonio Gades (1936-2004) a flamenco dancer who popularized the style internationally.

Antonio Gades (1936-2004) a flamenco dancer who popularized the style internationally.

Catherdal of Havana in the Plaza del Cathedral.  Plaza de la Catedral (English: Cathedral Square) is one of the five main squares in Old Havana and the site of the Cathedral of Havana from which it takes its name. Originally a swamp, it was later drained and used as a naval dockyard. Following the construction of the Cathedral in 1727, it became the site of some of the city's grandest mansions.

Catherdal of Havana in the Plaza del Cathedral. Plaza de la Catedral (English: Cathedral Square) is one of the five main squares in Old Havana and the site of the Cathedral of Havana from which it takes its name. Originally a swamp, it was later drained and used as a naval dockyard. Following the construction of the Cathedral in 1727, it became the site of some of the city’s grandest mansions. (wikipedia)

The second best grocery shop we found was in the middle of this building.

The second best grocery shop we found in Havana was in this building.

The floor at the Havana Club Museum

The floor at the Havana Club Museum

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