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Exploring and Living in Cuba

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Life in Cuba - Part I

See photos of Cuba (including Havana, Trinidad, Santiago de Cuba, and more) in this travel photogallery from Christopher Howard

One of Habana's best supermarkets
One of Habana's best supermarkets
The Old Gringo restaurant is one if Christopher Howard's favorite places to dine
The Old Gringo restaurant is one if Christopher Howard's favorite places to dine
A menu at a first-class restaurant
A menu at a first-class restaurant

The price is in dollars

More of Cuba's outstanding art
More of Cuba's outstanding art
A variety of handicrafts and souvenirs are sold here
A variety of handicrafts and souvenirs are sold here
A nice spot for a cup of Cuban style coffee in Old Havana
A nice spot for a cup of Cuban style coffee in Old Havana
An ice cream vendor in Old Havana
An ice cream vendor in Old Havana
Santería is one Cuba's religions
Santería is one Cuba's religions
The main entrance to the University of Havana
The main entrance to the University of Havana

Education is free in Cuba

Another place that sells fresh fruit and veggies
Another place that sells fresh fruit and veggies
One of our homestays
One of our homestays
A statue of Ernest Hemingway at one of his favorite places for drinking a Daiquiri
A statue of Ernest Hemingway at one of his favorite places for drinking a Daiquiri
A reminder of the cold war
A reminder of the cold war
An outdoor jazz concert on Mother's Day
An outdoor jazz concert on Mother's Day
Cuba's most famous watering hole
Cuba's most famous watering hole
Live music  can always be heard in Havana Vieja
Live music can always be heard in Havana Vieja
Old Havana
Old Havana
Restoring a church in Old Havana
Restoring a church in Old Havana
A famous landmark
A famous landmark
A Cuban street sign
A Cuban street sign
Need to rent a car in Cuba?
Need to rent a car in Cuba?
Havana's famous Hotel Nacional in Vedado
Havana's famous Hotel Nacional in Vedado
Does the name in the middle ring a bell?
Does the name in the middle ring a bell?
Cuba is full of monuments in honor of its rich history and culture
Cuba is full of monuments in honor of its rich history and culture
The city's Hermanos Almejeiras Hospital. Medical care is free to all Cubans
The city's Hermanos Almejeiras Hospital. Medical care is free to all Cubans
Fishermen are a common site on the Malecón
Fishermen are a common site on the Malecón
A shot of the Malecón
A shot of the Malecón
One of the many new restaurants facing the city's Malecón or seaside walkway
One of the many new restaurants facing the city's Malecón or seaside walkway
A home for sale in the Vedado area
A home for sale in the Vedado area
A plaque that honors the construction of of Havana's historic Malecón or seaside walkway
A plaque that honors the construction of of Havana's historic Malecón or seaside walkway
An historic fort that once guarded the entrance to Havana's harbor
An historic fort that once guarded the entrance to Havana's harbor
Havana's most famous ice cream parlour
Havana's most famous ice cream parlour
One of the many outdoor restaurants in Havana
One of the many outdoor restaurants in Havana
A bedroom in one the private homes where our clients stay while in Havana
A bedroom in one the private homes where our clients stay while in Havana
More of Old Havana's treasures
More of Old Havana's treasures
One of Havana's historic plazas
One of Havana's historic plazas
The process of distilling Cuba's rum
The process of distilling Cuba's rum
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A "must" is a visit to Havana's Museum of Rum
The story of  making the country's famous rum is depicted in this painting at Havana's Rum Museum
The story of making the country's famous rum is depicted in this painting at Havana's Rum Museum
Brand name footwear is now available in Cuba
Brand name footwear is now available in Cuba
A full-service pharmacy where expats and tourists can purchase most medicines
A full-service pharmacy where expats and tourists can purchase most medicines
The living room of an expat's apartment
The living room of an expat's apartment

He pays around $500 a month

The bedroom of an expat's apartment
The bedroom of an expat's apartment
Cuba's Immigration Building is where 30-day visas can be renewed for up to 90 days
Cuba's Immigration Building is where 30-day visas can be renewed for up to 90 days
A typical gas station
A typical gas station
An affordable Cuban style fast food establishment
An affordable Cuban style fast food establishment
Dvd's in English and Spanish are available here
Dvd's in English and Spanish are available here
Sunset from high above Havana
Sunset from high above Havana
Another view of Havana from high above
Another view of Havana from high above
A spectacular view from Havana's tallest building
A spectacular view from Havana's tallest building
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