Derrumbe

Derrumbe

Spanish. To collapse, as el derrumbe de communismo. The cry “Derrumbe” usually follows the sound of a huge crash. It occurs when a large building collapses. There are many shells of such buildings through out Havana. These are always a good source of fun...
Cuba Workshop–Winter 2012

Cuba Workshop–Winter 2012

Cuba: Ten Years Later In March 2000, my wife and I went to Havana, Cuba to participate in a photography workshop sponsored by the Maine Photographic Workshops. We made friends with artists, musicians, photographers, old Revolutionaries, among others. I recall that on...
After the Parade

After the Parade

I first started going to Cuba in 2000. Over the years I logged just under a year of being there. Sometimes alone, other times with groups of photography students. I had one exhibition of my photos at a small gallery and it was successful in being well received by the...
Roberto and Maria

Roberto and Maria

Roberto is one of my best friends-anywhere. He is a guide, translator, and Santeria priest. Maria, his wife, was a folkloric dance instructor. We always enjoyed the reviews of dance her classes presented. she died of Hepatitis C several years ago. Roberto was very...