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Cuba 2019

In February 2019 Virginia and I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go to Cuba for a week. Most of this time we were part of a Backroads.com people-to-people activity tour. The first and last nights we were on our own in Havana.

2019 was the 500th aniversary of the founding of the city of Havana. It is also the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. The Havana 500th anniversary and street art of Havana is the subject of my November blog post.

This page will link you to the various photographs that I made while on this Cuba trip. All of my Cuba photographs that are currently avaiable for sale as wall art or printed on other items can be found in the Paul Rebmann Cuba Photography Collection at pixels.com.

Our day in Matanzas, Cuba is the subject of this blog post

La Habana 500 by Paul Rebmann & aolivera

Pages on this website with photographs made in Cuba.
         Havana
         Cuba Landscapes
         Matanzas
         Cueva de Santa Catalina (Santa Catalina Cave)

Or view all of the Cuba pages with previews at Cuba at Wild Florida Photo other photos

The national tree of Cuba is the royal palm, Roystonea regia. This same species can be found in south Florida and appears in my Cuba Landscape photograph made in the countryside of Matanzas province.
View online purchase options for Cuba Landscape by Paul Rebmann

Some of the plants that I photographed while in Cuba.
         Agave - Agave sp.
         Bee wattle - Vachellia sphaerocephala
         Bo Tree - Ficus religiosa
         Coconut palm - Cocos nucifera
         Coffee - Coffea sp.
         Calabash - Crescentia cujete
         Cavendish Orchid (Cavendish's Lophiaris) - Trichocentrum cavendishianum
         Ceiba Tree, Kapok Tree - Ceiba pentandra
         Giant airplant - Tillandsia fasciculata var. clavispica
         Goatweed - Capraria biflora
         Gumbo limbo - Bursera simaruba
         Horseradishtree - Moringa oleifera
         Mango - Mangifera indica
         Mexican Pricklypoppy - Argemone mexicana
         Monkey-flower tree - Barnebydendron riedelii
         Nettleleaf velvetberry - Stachytarpheta cayennensis
         Old Man Palm - Coccothrinax crinita
         Papaya - Carica papaya
         Pink Trumpet Tree - Tabebuia heterophylla
         Shoe-black-plant - Hibiscus rosa-sinensis var. rosa-sinensis
         Sixangle Foldwing - Dicliptera sexangularis
         Skyvine - Thunbergia grandiflora
         Sticky Nightshade - Solanum sisymbriifolium
         Spurred butterfly pea - Centrosema virginianum
         Tamarind - Tamarindus indica
         White Frangipani - Plumeria pucida
         Wild granite - Desmodium canum
         Yellow Cuban Aster

I also managed to get a few photos of Cuban fauna, including these listed below.
         Cuban Lessor Racer - Caraiba andreae
         Cuban Trogon - Priotelus temnurus
         Melipona Bee - Melipona sp.
         Northern Curly-tailed Lizard - Leiocephalus carinatus