The evening news.


The national state television reports about Cuba’s latest revolutionary achievements and… the chaos, hunger and terror that reigns in most of the outer world.   Viñales/Cuba. December 12. 2007.

Arroz con yuca y pollo


Demetrio “Nene” serving his (almost blind) wife and grandson todays lunch.  Simple but tasty.

Viñales, Cuba. January 9. 2005.

Ticking over 30 000 thousand visits


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Perhaps my most frequent theme is pictures from Cuba, a country in which I have travel around six times.

Here´s another image from Viñales in the western part of the country.

Bésame mucho

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That well-known song was written by the Mexican woman Consuelo Velázquez.. This is Puerto Esperanza at the northern cost of Cuba.  He called the photographer “un monstruo” laughed and later invited me for a glass of rum in their vacation cabin.

Life in Viñales


A simple day-to-day struggle, working their own small plantation. Not many material belongings.. they have each other.

As you can see this is not a planned family portrait. Otherwise the working outfit would have been replaced!

January 7  2005.

The land of Guajiros


When I go to Cuba I always find an excuse to visit the Viñales valley.  The bird flying in the center is a “tiñosa” (buzzard).

Picture taken January 18. 2005.