Category Archives: Malecon

Havana Malecon

I was up pretty early to catch the sunrise along the famed malecon (seawall) of Havana. I rose about an hour before dawn and made my way along the malecon while the waves crashed mightily against the rocks.  After I finished taking photos of the sunrise I turned to leave and loved the scene that […]

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The Grand Hotel of Havana

You know what I have in common with such historical luminaries as Ernest Hemingway, Ché Guevara, Frank Sinatra, Winston Churchill and the Mob? We have all probably enjoyed a fine cigar and a mojito in Havana’s famed Hotel Nacional. There is quite a bit of history with this place. It was built atop an old […]

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The Sun Rises Over La Habana

I had heard prior to my arrival in La Habana that the waves had been crashing onto the Malecón (seawall) with much more force than usual. So naturally, on my first day in the city, I awoke before dawn to trek out along the 8 km long Malecón looking for some good photo opportunities. Sure […]

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