Ernest Hemingway at the Finca Vigia, Cuba 1946
Within walking distance from Capitolio and only a stones throw away from the famous yacht “Granma” that brought Fidel Castro and Che Gevara to Cuba is the paladar Ivan Chefs Justo.
Keeping with the colonial cosmopolitan feel of restored parts of Old Havana the restaurant is built into a residential building.
Cuban Farmers planting Tobacco
Cattle drives, bar-b-q, and cowboy hats are not typical images that come to the mind of many Americans when we think of Cuba. However these elements of western cultural have roots in Cuba that go farther back than “Che” t-shirts and smoldering Cohibas.
Travelers often describe visits to Cuba as trips back in time. Although many cities and villages boast centuries-old structures or streets, Cuba's classic cars—on the roads since the early 1950s—make Havana and surrounding areas look as if life came to a full stop more than half a century ago.
Almost every Cuban house is now invaded with the latest American TV shows. From sitcoms and cheesy reality shows to the latest soap opera and the trendy sci-fi series, nothing is now out of reach for the Cuban TV viewer.