Havana, Cuba 2017 Calendar
The times are changing for Havana. The Cuban capital is famous for great music, the Cuba Libre cocktail, 16th century Spanish architecture, and American cars from the 1950s that still fill the streets. Now Cuba is opening to Americans and the Havana, Cuba calendar will take you there.
Published by Tide-mark, the Havana, Cuba 2017 wall calendar opens to 13.25 x 20 inches.
Pictures of Havana featured in the 2017 calendar include:
Callejon de Hammel, Havana, Cuba
Woman dancing a traditional Rumba in this colorfully painted Afro-Cuban neighborhood .
Vedado neighborhood, Havana, Cuba
The central business district of Havana, Vedado was developed in the early 1900’s. It’s Northern edge is the waterfront seawall known as the Malecon.
Museo de la Revolución, Havana, Cuba
Housed in the formerly presidential palace, the museum primarily houses exhibits on the 1950’s revolution and the post revolution history.
Mural depicting Che Guevera, Old Havana, Cuba
Author, physician, and revolutionary leader, the colorful figure of Che Guevera remains a favorite of the Cuban people.
Busy street scene, Old Habana, Cuba.
A common sight, 1950’s era autos found through out Havana.
"Mercado Agropecuario" Havana, Cuba
A wonderful variety of fruits and vegetables are available in open-air markets throughout the city.
The Canal de Entrada and El Morro
Fishing boats moored in the narrow canal entrance to the Bay of Havana.
The imposing fortress of El Morro, built in the 1700’s to protect ships in the Bay of Havana from pirates.
Colon Cemetery, Vedado Neighborhood, Havana, Cuba
Cemeterio de Cristobal Colon, founded in 1876. The cemetery covers 140 acres and is renown for its beautiful sculptures and memorials.
Tourists travel in style
Visitors to the Cuban capitol have their choice of 1950’s era vehicles in which to tour the city.
Simon Bolivar Park, Old Habana, Cuba
Dedicated to the memory of Simon Bolivar, the Venezuelan revolutionary, who helped free much of Latin America from Spanish rule in the 1800’s.
Charming street in Old Havana.
Pedestrians and carts out number automobiles on the side streets of the Old City of Habana.
Basilica Menor de San Francisco, Old Havana, Cuba
Built between 1580-91, this basilica and monastery was home to the Franciscan order in Cuba. It is now used as a concert hall.
About the Photographer
Dianne Dietrich Leis, invites you to stroll down the streets of beautiful Havana, where new delights can be found around every corner. Like a beautiful woman, with the cares of time etched on her face, this lovely city is wrapped in the cloak of her rich history. Colorful Spanish colonial buildings, stone fortresses, opulent hotels of the 1930’s, and monumental buildings of the Revolution, are woven together in the tapestry of a vibrant city. Her streets are alive with music, dance, and the irrepressible spirit of the Cuban people. So come experience a place where time has paused, for a moment…before she tumbles headlong into the 21st century!