Vintage Cars in Cuba

Not knowing much about vintage cars, I figured out that the models you see in Cuba range from about 1947-1961. Some are beautifully restored, others less so. It is fun to look at them, like being on a movie set. Here is a slideshow of the ones I managed to photograph. I was unable to get a good photo of a motorcycle and side car with its passengers, or the motor scooter with dad driving, mom on the back and a baby squashed between the two (Mom and dad wear helmets). There are also cargo trucks that have been turned into buses, horse drawn buses that hold eight passengers, and bicycles, though we were told that people got so tired of going by bicycle during the 1990s (The Special Period), that they don’t like them much anymore.

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Published by winifredcreamer

I am a retired archaeologist and I like to travel, especially to places where you can walk along the shore or watch birds. My husband Jonathan and I travel for more than half the year every year, seeing all the places that we haven't gotten to yet.

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