15 Old Havana Interiors, Architecture and Geometric Floors

In celebration of President Obama’s visit to Cuba, the first since Calvin Coolidge 88 years ago, we look hopefully to better times for the Cuban people whose creativity and flair is displayed in old Havana’s vibrant music, architecture, interiors, gorgeous geometric floors, ballet, food and colorful old cars.

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Old Havana street.

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Old Havana cafe.

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Making Cuban coffee the old fashioned way.

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The grand entrance to La Guarida restaurant in Old Havana. Havana 2014 Photo Copyrighted by Michael Eastman.

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Ballet Nacional de Cuba.

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Blue Archway. Havana 2014 Photo Copyrighted by Michael Eastman.

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Street musicians can be seen all over Havana.

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Yellow walls and geometric tiled floor. Havana 2010 Photo Copyrighted by Michael Eastman.

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Ernest Hemingway with a group of sailors at a bar (possibly the Bodeguita del Medio, which makes his favorite mojito).

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An authentic Cuban Mojito.

 

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Isabella’s two chairs with laundry. Havana 1999-2002 Photo Copyrighted by Michael Eastman.

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“Polymita picta, common name the Cuban land snail or the Painted snail, is a species of large, air-breathing land snail” says Wikipedia.

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Terracotta colored walls. Havana 2014 Photo Copyrighted by Michael Eastman

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A fashion picture from Elle Spain.

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Green walls and green neoclassical tiled floor. Havana 2010 Photo Copyrighted by Michael Eastman

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Pinar del Rio.

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 Havana.  1998 Photo Copyrighted by Robert Polidori.

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Art Deco Elevator Lobby. Havana 2014 Photo Copyrighted by Michael Eastman

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Old Havana street.

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Romantic staircase. Havana 2014 Photo Copyrighted by Michael Eastman

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Library in Havana. Havana 2010 Photo Copyrighted by Michael Eastman

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Green hallway with geometric tiled floor. Havana 2010 Photo Copyrighted by Michael Eastman

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