Cuba’s landscape and cities are very diverse. Some towns are more than 500 years old such as Trinidad on the Caribbean coast, which is paved with ballast stones. Mountains, valleys, jungles and farmland cover much of the country. It is a special place with a culture and character of its own.

Automobiles from the 1950’s are everywhere and people still rely on old technology to do tasks such as mow the lawn. The cigars, well, those are still hand-rolled. And horses are commonplace on highways.

It’s incredible how different this place is, 90 miles south of Key West. Since talking about the beautiful country doesn’t do it justice, here is a collection of photos taken two weeks ago by Weekly Staff to get a feel for the island nation.

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