- All Channels: Taken in a private guest house in suburban Havana.
- El Moro, or "The Moor," is the lighthouse guarding Havana harbor.
- Doce Apostolos: Taken from an elegant, military-run restaurant in a Spanish battery across from Old Havana.
- An apartment building in Centro, Havana.
- Maria La Gorda: "Fat Mary," at Cuba's westernmost tip, offers superb diving and chicken a la defector.
- Local League: In rural Piñar del Rio province, famous for its tobacco, Sunday morning is for local baseball rivalries.
- Side Saddle: Morning commute near the Jose Marti International Airport, Havana.
- Neptuno: The ground in central Havana where the author was attacked, beaten, and robbed.
- Warsaw Pact fuel efficiency, but it still costs to park.
- Even in difficult times, Cuban families pull out all the stops for a "Quinceanera" coming-of-age party.
- Beach goers in Cuba are often more interested in catching a meal than sunrays.
- Fear and hunger combine when fishermen butcher this nurse shark alive in Western Cuba.
- Cuba's internal air service is bumpy but effectiveold planes, free rum, and hardly ever diverted to Miami.
- Moa Mine: At nickel refineries in remote Moa Bay, Cuba's green reputation suffers from Red realities.
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