What a treat to start the morning, watching the World Cup finals in a bar in Cienfuegos. It was a great location for photographing the people and the soccer game was exceptional! Most of the patrons in the bar were young men who radiated with that feeling that comes with
After our visit to the island we walked around a small fishing community photographing the people and place before climbing onto the dock and having lunch at a waterfront restaurant. There were no tourists in sight and we were totally engaged with the people and place. I watched as a
We awoke to the noise of a Saturday farmers market across the street from our casa which provided many photo opportunities. After an early breakfast we embarked on a boat ride in the Bay of Cienfuegos, a place that figured prominently in the Spanish-American War. The Raid on Cienfuegos in
We were back on the road today heading to Cienfuegos. On the way we stopped at the El Nicho Waterfalls, a beautiful national park where we hiked through the dense forest to reach the falls. Located in the Sierra del Escambray mountains it is said to be Cuba’s most beautiful.
After having another marvelous lunch at a restaurant outside the city we popped into an elementary school. The lack of supplies was evident but that did not stop learning from happening. In the late afternoon we went to a small smoke-filled cafe and bar and had three young models to