Jul 15, 2014

Daily Cuba 37. Salvavidas

Ferry from Habana Vieja to Regla, Cuba.
(c) Kenna Klosterman 2014
Salvavidas, a.k.a. life preservers, makes me think of salvation too. Short ferry ride from Old Havana to an area called Regla, which was one of my favorite neighborhoods to photograph.

Jul 9, 2014

Daily Cuba 36. Girl and a Doll

Regla, Outside Havana, Cuba
(c) Kenna Klosterman 2014
Daily Cuba 36. Portrait of a girl and her doll. I had one of those when I was her age...

Jul 7, 2014

Daily Cuba 35. Doors Open

Regla, Cuba
(c) Kenna Klosterman 2014
Daily Cuba 35. Doors open, welcoming in strangers and friends alike. Thanks to our photo guide Nestor, we did go inside to meet the family and see their home with mid-century modern furniture - the real deal!

Jun 25, 2014

Daily Cuba 34. Decisive Moment

La Habana, Cuba
(c) Kenna Klosterman 2014
It's all about the decisive moment. Nod to Henri Cartier-Bresson!

Jun 5, 2014

Daily Cuba 33. Pop

La Habana Vieja, Cuba
(c) Kenna Klosterman 2014
Colors pop all over town! Next to El Capitolio, the 1926 capitol building being refurbished for Cuba's National Assembly to use once again. Learn more about the history of the building  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Capitolio

Jun 4, 2014

Daily Cuba 32. Colon Deco

Colon Cemetery, Havana, Cuba
(c) Kenna Klosterman 2014
Art deco is found all over Havana, including at the Colon cemetery - 'one of the great historical cemeteries of the world, and generally held to be the most important in Latin America in historical and architectural terms, second is La Recoleta in Buenos Aires.' 

Curious? Read more on wikipedia! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colon_Cemetery,_Havana

Jun 2, 2014

Daily Cuba 31. Fishing the Malecon

The Malecon, Havana, Cuba
(c) Kenna Klosterman 2014
The 5-mile long Malecón (esplanade + seawall) is where life happens in Havana - day and night! I loved the silhouettes of these guys fishing. More fun facts about The Malecón here on Wikipedia

Daily Cuba 30. UNESCO Heritage site

Viñales Valley, Cuba
(c) Kenna Klosterman 2014
The Viñales Valley is a UNESCO heritage site because of its largely unchanged agriculture methods, mainly for tobacco. Want to know more? Check out the UNESCO site - pretty cool to read about what makes a UNESCO site like this UNSECO-worthy!