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Photo: Otmaro Rodríguez.

Orchid Festival

There are orchids of all shapes and colors. In fact, there are more than 25 thousand different species and another 60 thousand hybrids. Even in this kingdom is the most expensive plant in the world: the Gold of Kinabalu orchid, an endangered flower … Continued

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Photo: Danier Ernesto González.

Fishing in Gibara

On sunny and windless days, the people of Gibara go fishing. Men with sun-tanned skin enter the sea with nets or harpoons, looking for fish of all kinds. The White Village of the Crabs, in the north of the Holguín … Continued

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Photo: Yoe Suárez.

Hershey: broken album from another time

Today, Hershey is the ruin of what it was: the molasses jewel of the chocolate empire, a town founded by a gringo tycoon who gave him his last name and a station of the most punctual and the only electric … Continued

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Photo: Steven Andrew García

Cuba through a lens

Last summer, I was lucky to be selected to visit Cuba with CubaOne Foundation. As an American with family from Havana, I had always been anxious to visit Cuba, and in 2016 I finally had an opportunity to experience modern … Continued

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Photo: IHOS Plasencia.

Graffiti artist

Yulier P. has been flooding the streets of Vedado, La Habana Vieja (Old Havana), Playa and Centro Habana for three years with his unique graffiti, where he finds most of his work. They are strange, sad and frightened beings who … Continued

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Photo: Yaniel Tolentino.

Regla 330th

Regla, with its sea, its people and its spirituality, celebrates  its 330 years this month. This overseas village, whose native name “Guaicanamar” means “facing the sea”, was founded on March 3, 1687. Its history began with the donation of a piece … Continued

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Photo: Otmaro Rodríguez.

Cuban Harley riders

An open air show of modern and old Harley-Davidson took place last February in Varadero, in the context of the 6th meeting of Cuban Harley riders, sponsored by the Latin American Motorcycle Association (LAMA). The owners of other brands such … Continued

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Photo: Otmaro Rodríguez.

Homeless cats

In Cuba, there are plenty of cats in the streets and squares, besides dogs. Some of them are sick and they are often mistreated, especially if they are black, due to the old myth of bad luck. Workshiped to devotion … Continued

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Photo: Osbel Concepción.


It is a city and its alleys. There are people who pass by and meet to each other. The beauty of ruined buildings and the sadness of those same buildings in rubble. Bicycle-taxis, American cars and citadels. Doors and walls. … Continued

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Photo: Miguel Ángel Romero.

The secret of the tinajones

An urban legend tells that the secret of manufacturing the tinajones (a large wide-mouthed jars for catching rain), those that gave their name to Camagüey city, disappeared more than thirty years ago. A state-owned factory and some artisans are able … Continued

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