Street Life in Fascinating La Havana
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Street Life in Fascinating La Havana

Cuba, La Havana Street Life

Street Life in Fascinating La Havana

Street Life in La Havana

Differently from the past, when I was focused on culture, art and museums, in the last years when I visit a city I am more and more attracted by the street life.

It took me a while to get aware of how much I changed during the last years, and even more to try to understand why. I still love art, architecture, culture, but all of a sudden I felt  as if together with the admiration towards the past I needed to stay connected with the present, the day-to-day life, the vibe that a city instills in me.

[pullquote]If you like seeing and experiencing street life, La Havana is one of the most fascinating cities in the world[/pullquote]

To this respect La Havana, the capital city of Cuba, is one of the most fascinating places I visited during the recent years. Although my time was far too short, I loved the city and its contrast: crumbling houses and beautifully renovated buildings, people’s poverty and street life full of music and joyousness. I felt as if the past, the present and an uncertain future were coexisting in a way where there was more harmony than conflicts.

That’s how I felt when observing and enjoying La Havana street life. Maybe it’s only the partial sight of a visitor spending far too little time. Maybe it’s a romantic vision. All I know is that La Havana, its people, the music and the vibe I could feel in the streets deeply impressed me.

Have you visited La Havana? What were your impressions?


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Travel addict and passionate about photography, Simon Falvo started Wild About Travel back in 2009. Leveraging her strong PR background, she developed an extensive knowledge of Digital Communications and Social Media Marketing. Besides travel writing SImon holds workshops and trainings, she collaborated with tourism boards for digital marketing campaigns and participated as a speaker at several events.

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  • Christine (Food Wine Travel)
    Posted at 06:33h, 07 April Reply

    Hi Simon, Cuba is high on my wish list of places to go. I agree with you that street life is often the most interesting of all – it’s easy to spend hours watching the world go by!

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