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Photos: An American in Havana

One writer reveals her experience staying in a Cuban Airbnb.


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A view of Central Havana from one of Casa Concordia’s several balconies. Photo by the author.

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Fidel is very much present in Cuba—in spirit anyway. Photo by the author.

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The streets are teeming with classic American cars from the 50s, many, like this one, meticulously maintained. Photo by the author.

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The entrance to La Guarida, a restaurant made famous by the film Fresa y Chocolate. Photo by the author.

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The façade of Casa Concordia is a shade of aqua that is seemingly very popular in Havana. Photo by the author.

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A view into Casa Concordia. Photo by the author.

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The dining area at Casa Concordia where breakfast is served every morning. Photo by the author.

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A view of Casa Concordia from the street. Photo by the author.

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It is estimated that three buildings collapse daily in Havana. Photo by the author.

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Poke your head into any doorway and you’ll come across a view like this. Photo by the author.

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A local theater. One could make an entire book just of photos of Havana’s many fonts. They don’t have to compete for attention with billboards and advertising. Photo by the author.