Berny's photos

  • sugar mill - Jorge Prieto

    Not much left of the sugar mill no. 634 of Cuba, named "Jorge Prieto" or "Santa Cecilia", southeast of Guantanamo, in the remote village San Carlos. But the old rusty water tower with its spiral stair is still impresssive.

  • Presidents

    The last three heads of the State of Cuba: Fidel Castro (Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz) was Prime Minister from 18 July 1959 to 2 December 1976 and President of the Council of State from 2 December 1976 to 24 February 2008. He is born on13 August 1926 and d…

  • Guantanamo - HFF!

    Don't trust guidebooks! The town Guantanamo (don't confuse it with the prison "Guantanamo Bay" 25 km south) is often described as not worth to stay or to see, tourists would only travel through and even the locals would look not very happy. To the contrar…

  • Guantanamo - abandoned market

    "Plaza del Mercado", a property erected in 1921 under the aegis of the famous architect José Lecticio Salcines, now under repair. The car in the 1st PiP is a Moskvitch (АЗЛК or Москвич) from the 1980s.

  • Guantanamo Girl

    Guantanamo - it's a quiet and unexcitedly city.

  • Guantanamo - ornaments

  • Guantanamo - Catedral de Santa Catalina de Ricci

    A quiet place in front of the catholic cathedral of Guantanamo. The floor is marble!

  • Guantanamo - Cine America

    Art Decó in Guantanamo

  • Estación Guantanamo

    Diesel-electric locomotive EMD-8, built 1954-1965 by "General Motors Diesel" 66.2 long tons, 8 Cyl., power 875 bhp

  • Songo la Maya

    Besides the revolutionary billboards almost every district or province has its "welcome sign". I like to see how they are made lovingly.

  • Liberación de Songo la Maya

    Such revolutionary billboards are indispensable for Cuba. This one in eastern Cuba is about the 60th anniversary of the liberation of "Songo la Maya". Unfortunately the old hand painted billboards are more and more replaced by photographs over the last ye…

  • a place for steamball - #1592

    This nice steam locomotive no. 1592 made by Baldwin Locomotive Works is on display near the few remaining ruins of sugar mill "Salvador Rosales" (sugar mill no. 601 of Cuba). This place rarely see any visitors except locals. MINAZ no. 1592, standard gau…

  • Baldwin #1592

    MINAZ no. 1592 by Baldwin Locomotive Works, on display near the few ruins of sugar mill "Salvador Rosales"; standard gauge 4'8½" (1435 mm), wheels 2-8-0, build date 1921, construction no. 53992

  • sugar mill - Salvador Rosales

    a water tower and some ruins remained from the former sugar mill "Salvador Rosales" in Algodonal - Eastern Cuba

  • sugar mill - Salvador Rosales

    The sad remains of the former sugar mill "Salvador Rosales" in Algodonal (sugar mill no. 601 of Cuba) - Eastern Cuba. I visited many sugar mill ruins, so hopefully you will not be too bored by so many not spectacular chimneys ;-)

  • framework and a cow

    Antigua Carretera Central - near El Cristo, east of Santiago de Cuba

  • Antigua Carretera Central

    We are heading east from Santiago de Cuba, to Guantanamo and over the south coast to the most eastern tip of Cuba. Here we had to stop and for obvious reasons we took the new road ;-) The abandoned bridge leads over the valley of Rio Guaninicun near El Cr…

  • Monumento a Antonio Maceo Grajales

    Plaza de la Revolucion General José Antonio de la Caridad Maceo y Grajales (1845–1896) was second-in-command of the Cuban Army of Independence.

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