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Chris Messner - Greetings from Cuba

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Ernest Hemingway's house in Cuba, which was recently restored.

Published on August 11, 2008

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A monument to Hemingway in the fishing village of Cojimar that inspired "The Old Man and the Sea." According to the photographer, the fisherman of the village made the monument by melting all the oar rings from their boats "because they felt that Hemingway had done so much for them."

Published on August 11, 2008

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Cuban cars.

Published on August 11, 2008

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Cuban cars.

Published on August 11, 2008

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Old movie theater. According to Messner, the last movie theater built in Cuba was in 1958.

Published on August 11, 2008

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Cuban architecture.

Published on August 11, 2008

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The Cuban people and the countryside.

Published on August 11, 2008

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The Cuban people and the countryside.

Published on August 11, 2008

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"An interesting contrast that I saw was one building with a huge Che banner, and right next to it, another building with a huge banner of Pope Benedict. The banner of the pope seemed to be up at the same time as the pope's American tour."

Published on August 11, 2008

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The farmers' market.

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A haircut.

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A florist's cart.

Published on August 11, 2008

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