Cuba: The Face of Eco-Tourism

All Channels: Taken in a private guest house in suburban Havana. (Patrick Symmes)
Cuba

All Channels: Taken in a private guest house in suburban Havana.

El Moro, or "The Moor," is the lighthouse guarding Havana harbor.

Cuba
(Patrick Symmes)


Doce Apostolos: Taken from an elegant, military-run restaurant in a Spanish battery across from Old Havana.

Cuba
(Patrick Symmes)


An apartment building in Centro, Havana.

Havana, Cuba
(Patrick Symmes)


Maria La Gorda: "Fat Mary," at Cuba's westernmost tip, offers superb diving and chicken a la defector.

Cuba
(Patrick Symmes)


Local League: In rural Piñar del Rio province, famous for its tobacco, Sunday morning is for local baseball rivalries.

Piñar del Rio, Cuba
(Patrick Symmes)


Side Saddle: Morning commute near the Jose Marti International Airport, Havana.

Havana, Cuba
(Patrick Symmes)


Neptuno: The ground in central Havana where the author was attacked, beaten, and robbed.

Havana, Cuba
(Patrick Symmes)


Warsaw Pact fuel efficiency, but it still costs to park.

Cuba
(Patrick Symmes)


Even in difficult times, Cuban families pull out all the stops for a "Quinceanera" coming-of-age party.

Cuba
(Patrick Symmes)


Beach goers in Cuba are often more interested in catching a meal than sunrays.

Cuba
(Patrick Symmes)


Fear and hunger combine when fishermen butcher this nurse shark alive in Western Cuba.

Cuba
(Patrick Symmes)


Cuba's internal air service is bumpy but effective—old planes, free rum, and hardly ever diverted to Miami.

Cuba
(Patrick Symmes)


Moa Mine: At nickel refineries in remote Moa Bay, Cuba's green reputation suffers from Red realities.

Cuba
(Patrick Symmes)

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