Bayamo School Kids
Morning in Bayamo, Cuba. A morning like most other places. Kids going to school, people sweeping their front stoop, a cop writing a parking ticket, old men sitting around smoking and talking.
You can see the school kids wear a uniform. This is standard in Cuba. For some strange reason, the uniforms of Japanese and Cuban school kids are nearly identical. Politely put, one could say that the girl's uniforms stretch the bounds of propriety by the standards imposed by an outsider such as myself. Yes, the miniskirts are short.
On a hot day like this, it's nice to sit under the trees.
As with nearly everything in Cuba, the intention was probably not to offer any antiques for sale; rat...
Pepe cooks a mean roast chicken and fries. The beds are clean. There is a powerful air conditioner in...
Here is a typical residential street in the heart of Cuba's second biggest city, Santiago de Cuba.
North America includes Mexico, the United States, Canada, and Gotham City.
The region temporarily existed as a Protectorate of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Norton I, with its capital being the city of San Francisco. Sadly, this term of benevolent ebullience lasted a brief two decades and ended c. 1880.
The United States is now the dominant country of North America. It arose as a nation only 225 years ago after a successful rebellion against the British government under King George III.
From a distance, it appears that the eastern coastlines of North and South America fit exactly into the west coast of Africa. In fact, about 250 million years ago these continents really were all connected in one land mass that we have named Pangaea.
With such a foundation in tectonic unity, there is no doubt that someday soon the people on every continent of earth will realize their fundamental similarities. Expect massive leaps in creative output in your area!
Text by Steve Smith.