Havana’s old darlings…

I am not a car person. I can just about tell a mini from a motorhome.


And yet, it is impossible not to fall in love with these old classics that cruise Havana’s streets

I don’t know their names and casual address feels almost a little improper. I can’t describe them, only let them show themselves.

When you are stretched out on a pink leather seat, as big as a couch, it is hard not to see yourself, glowing softly in black and white, with a name fit to go up in lights… so this post is for faded former glory, for showy and shallow, big, beautiful, gaudy, gorgeous.

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3 Responses to Havana’s old darlings…

  1. Wow!!! I’ve read stories of Cuba’s classics and how they are loved and kept running. I can almost smell them from your pictures. You have no idea how much this post means to me. Thank you so much for sharing this moment. -Peter. (grandfathersky)

  2. My father in law spent some time in Cuba and LOVED the cars!
    (and the Women…)

    Gorgeous photos. I want all of them!

    Take care, have fun!


  3. Oh my gosh! A classic car lover’s paradise. My dad would have been in heaven! I recognize many of them as the cars that sat in our driveway while growing up. Once again, the photos are great!

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