Cuba‘s well-known for, among other things, its architecture. However, after 50 years of neglect, many of its now historic buildings are falling apart. Many others struggle to retain their majestic beauty.
I can only imagine how splendid these buildings looked back then.
We should have stopped at La Floridita for a daiquiri, but didn’t.
Previously supporters of the revolution, the Bacardi family left Cuba rather than let the regime nationalize their business. Bacardi is now headquartered in Bermuda.
The Bacardi rum is the main ingredient in Cuba Libres and daiquiris.
The restaurant atop the Hotel Ambos Mundos provides a panoramic view of some of Havana’s decaying buildings.
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- Ernest Hemingway’s Cuba: Raise a daiquiri to the old man and the island (independent.co.uk)