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As with nearly everything in Cuba, the intention was probably not to offer any antiques for sale; rather, that's all that's on offer around here. Santiago, being Cuba's second largest city, has a particularly large number of these awesome old store fronts, the store's brand literally etched in stone below your feet.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Santiago de Cuba

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A: Pepe's Guest House (casa) in Santiago

di Jeffrey Martin, 120 metri di distanza

Pepe cooks a mean roast chicken and fries. The beds are clean. There is a powerful air conditioner in...

Pepe's Guest House (casa) in Santiago

B: Typical residential street

di Jeffrey Martin, 180 metri di distanza

Here is a typical residential street in the heart of Cuba's second biggest city, Santiago de Cuba.

Typical residential street

C: Old Blue American Car

di Jeffrey Martin, 280 metri di distanza

A fantastic blue antique on wheels lumbers through the city of Santiago de Cuba in the afternoon suns...

Old Blue American Car

D: Escaping the heat under the trees

di Jeffrey Martin, 280 metri di distanza

On a hot day like this, it's nice to sit under the trees.

Escaping the heat under the trees

E: a Busy street corner

di Jeffrey Martin, 320 metri di distanza

a Busy street corner

F: Dominoes in Santiago de Cuba

di Jeffrey Martin, 370 metri di distanza

In the Czech Republic you have a beer at the end of the day. In Russia you have some little pancakes ...

Dominoes in Santiago de Cuba

G: Pink House

di Jeffrey Martin, 660 metri di distanza

Pink House

H: El Encanto

di Jeffrey Martin, 680 metri di distanza

Another nice example of garish 1950's signage on the streets of Santiago de Cuba.

El Encanto

I: Fruit Vendor on the street corner

di Jeffrey Martin, 910 metri di distanza

A fruit vendor setting up shop on the shady side of the street in Santiago de Cuba.

Fruit Vendor on the street corner

J: Collective Taxi / Human Transportation Truck Service

di Jeffrey Martin, 930 metri di distanza

Here is your standard-issue budget transportation service. Folks piled (ok, standing) on the bed of a...

Collective Taxi / Human Transportation Truck Service

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Santiago de Cuba, North America

Questa è una vista generale di North America

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.

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