Category: Cuba

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On the Heels of Hemingway

I’d never seen a shark butchered before, and I wasn’t particularly sure I wanted to see it then. A man with cigar-sized digits hacked at its lifeless head with a black blade the length of my forearm. Blood and sea water oozed out of its mouth as he […]

Male teenager in Bejucal, Cuba

Rainy Day Portraits in Bejucal, Cuba

It had rained all morning and by the time we parked in Bejucal’s town square it was soaked. Ankle-deep ponds had formed around the street corners forcing pedestrians to leap as they crossed (most unsuccessfully), while raging streams flanked the curbs. Rubber-booted locals stomped against the downpour, splashing anyone […]