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.