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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #60 on: December 29, 2014, 01:24:14 AM »
Thanks!
Will post pictures shortly or tomorrow
Amazing TR. Thanks. Added Cuba to my Bucket list

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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #61 on: December 29, 2014, 01:33:43 AM »
Food we brought to distribute

Food to distribute, in our apt in Havana


View from our Dining room/porch




Lobby of Hotel Melia Cohiba


Price of a small Coffee in a nice shop, 3 CUC


Spotted in a liquor shop around the corner from Hotel Melia Cohiba


A Pharmacy

The Pharmacy inside, this is everything they have to offer


A fruit store


A man selling cigars on the street


La Bodeguita del Medio - A cafe in Havana Vieja, a tourist attraction


Beach "Playa Santa Maria" 20 min from Havana




The beach in Varadero, 1.5 Hours from Havana





Varadero




I have a bunch more of just random scenery, buildings and of course many of the cars :)
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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #62 on: December 29, 2014, 07:46:18 AM »
The Pharmacy inside, this is everything they have to offer

A fruit store

A man selling cigars on the street

Wow. That place is sad. These pictures are so different than the romantic ones may people come back with.
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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #63 on: December 29, 2014, 03:39:15 PM »
Did you drive one of those cars from the 14th century ?
I drove on a pre-embargo Buick, the owner kept it in great condition, looked like it had just been bought, but from the 60's.
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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #64 on: December 29, 2014, 03:53:19 PM »
I have nice pics but they're all physical, went before the digital era.
Would have to dig them up and scan them or snap pics of them.
If there's a real demand I might do it.
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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #65 on: December 29, 2014, 09:13:30 PM »
Just a bunch of random pictures, not really sorted

The hall we used for the events


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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #66 on: December 29, 2014, 09:18:52 PM »
I have nice pics but they're all physical, went before the digital era.
Would have to dig them up and scan them or snap pics of them.
If there's a real demand I might do it.
Would like to see them, if it's not too much trouble.

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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #67 on: December 29, 2014, 09:20:34 PM »
I have nice pics but they're all physical, went before the digital era.
Would have to dig them up and scan them or snap pics of them.
If there's a real demand I might do it.
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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #68 on: December 29, 2014, 09:30:50 PM »
Amazing TR!

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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #69 on: December 29, 2014, 09:51:52 PM »
Awesome

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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #70 on: December 29, 2014, 10:31:29 PM »
OK, will try to dig them out sometime soon IYH, have to go through some 100 pic envelopes and than do the scanning.

Actually, I'm dreading scanning them, too long..
Anyone have any suggestions to do this on mobile?
Example: The ideal way to do this would be to take a pic of them from my cell and share it. Something as easy as sharing on whatsapp where I can share in bulk, but even one by one (for the ones that need captions) will be faster than scanning, saving, attaching.
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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #71 on: December 29, 2014, 10:43:34 PM »
OK, will try to dig them out sometime soon IYH, have to go through some 100 pic envelopes and than do the scanning.

Actually, I'm dreading scanning them, too long..
Anyone have any suggestions to do this on mobile?
Example: The ideal way to do this would be to take a pic of them from my cell and share it. Something as easy as sharing on whatsapp where I can share in bulk, but even one by one (for the ones that need captions) will be faster than scanning, saving, attaching.
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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #72 on: December 29, 2014, 10:46:50 PM »
I have nice pics but they're all physical, went before the digital era.
Would have to dig them up and scan them or snap pics of them.
If there's a real demand I might do it.

Sure if not too hard.

Just a bunch of random pictures, not really sorted

Nice thanks. Do most people have normal cards there and this is attraction or is this the norm?

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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #73 on: December 29, 2014, 10:51:13 PM »
Do most people have normal cards there and this is attraction or is this the norm?

Many people can't afford a car, or can't afford to run it. Most of them are owned by people who got them from parents or bought them for thousands of dollars, and use them as taxis. But they are quite common, so I am sure many of them aren't taxis. The govt has laws to not allow them sold off the island, so they clearly know what they have, but its pretty normal as you can see from the abundance of pictures of them LOL

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Re: cuba master thread
« Reply #74 on: December 29, 2014, 10:54:21 PM »
I've read that due to the embargo they haven't been able to get new cars or car parts.