Travel Theme: Colours (amidst the decay)…

Ailsa has asked us to show our take on Colours for this week’s Travel Theme. Amidst the decay of Havana, I spotted some colour.

The cars below were shone up for the tourists:

Colourful ‘Yank Tanks’ in Havana

and these girls were parading for the tourists, complete with Cuban cigars:

Selling cigars to tourists

And amidst the seriously crumbling, rather gloomy buildings of downtown Havana, there was still colour to be found, as in this flower market:

Flower market in downtown Havana

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31 comments

  1. I love those cars! Nice splashes of colour indeed, Sue.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  2. Brilliant! The spirit of Cuba is captured in these shots Sue.

  3. Amy

    These cars are so cool! 🙂 Such a colorful place. Thank you for taking us there, Sue!

  4. Great responses to the theme, Sue. I imagine as much of the city is drab, these colorful touches make a big difference to attitudes.

    janet

  5. 🙂 The cars are fabulous; lovely touches of colour to everyday life.

  6. What a dilemma. Brightness in the middle of decay. But your photos are wonderful as always. Your tag “gloomy” seems to contradict the images, but acknowledges the dilemma.

  7. What a wonderful post…perfect for the theme!

  8. Wonderful. Decay and colours go well together. And I love the cars, though I know there maybe will be an end to them now when the country is changing…

  9. Emilio Pasquale

    I never was much into cars but those are real beauties.

  10. This is how I imagine Havanna. Loads of colours on/in everything… thanks for sharing.

  11. This post is a burst of visual joy!

  12. Hi! Love your photos. I was in Havana last month and was surprised at how many gloomy buildings there were. That is a good word for it. And I never saw the cigar girls. Bummer.

  13. Sue

    This seems to be the second or third of almost identical comments….

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