Santiago de Cuba

Me below the Monument to the Cimarron
Me below the Monument to the Cimarron

Santiago de Cuba is the second largest city in Cuba, and it lies in the far east (el Oriente) region of the country. It has a much more Caribbean feel than the western cities.

This was perhaps the city outside of La Habana that I like the most.

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Nighttime ball
Nighttime ball

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Sunset in Santiago
Sunset in Santiago

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Streets of Santiago
Streets of Santiago
Yoruba Dance performance
Yoruba Dance performance

ElPalenqueBar

Outside of Bar 'El Palenque'
Outside of Bar ‘El Palenque’
Yoruba Orichas
Yoruba Orichas
Rooms for Santeria worship
Rooms for Santeria worship
Candomble Dieties
Candomble Dieties

CasaDelCaribe

Bust of Maurice Bishop
Bust of Maurice Bishop
Casa del Caribe
Casa del Caribe
Our hotel
Our hotel
Military trainees
Military trainees
Maceo again
Maceo again
Monument to Independence general Antonio Maceo
Monument to Independence general Antonio Maceo

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Antonio Maceo
Antonio Maceo
Baseball Stadium
Baseball Stadium
Chavez: Our best friend
Chavez: Our best friend
Copper flat
Copper flat
Lake at el Cobre (former copper mine)
Lake at el Cobre (former copper mine)
Walking up to the monument to the Cimarron
Walking up to the monument to the Cimarron
Another view of the Sanctuary
Another view of the Sanctuary
Town of el Cobre
Town of el Cobre

CimarronHouse3

More of Cimarron house
More of Cimarron house
House dedicated to the Cimarron (runaway) slaves
House dedicated to the Cimarron (runaway) slaves
Outside of Sanctuary
Outside of Sanctuary
Sanctuary of la Virgen de la Caridad
Sanctuary of la Virgen de la Caridad
La Virgen de la Caridad
La Virgen de la Caridad
Plaza de Marte
Plaza de Marte
View from hotel
View from hotel

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