Montague Island Day Two

Montague Island, New South Wales, Australia, 8 to 11 November 2019

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The lighthouse in the early morning with the sun behind it.

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Crested terns.

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Crested terns courting.

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Silver gull.

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Silver gull chicks.

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View from the lighthouse, looking over the cottages (where we stayed).

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View from the lighthouse looking south, showing the stones sacred to the Aborigines and also the small lighthouse cemetery.

There are two children and a keeper buried there.  The children got sick but there was no access to the lighthouse, apart from trying to hail a passing ship.  The children died before medical assistance could be occurred.  More on the keeper later.

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Looking west to an islet of great cormorants.

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Looking north.  There are two parts to the island, joined by a narrow neck.  The northern part is out of bounds due to breeding birds.  An artist from our group is sitting at a table at the bottom and there is a colony of terns to his left.

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Looking down more closely on the colony of terns.

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A view of the lighthouse from the back gate of the cottage we stayed in.

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The same tree from the stormy images of the previous post, this time n the calm of daylight.

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The cottage we stayed in, behind the tree.

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The old wharf, a long exposure of 15 seconds.

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Tiny flowers on the ground near the south end of the island.

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Banksia cone, banksia serrata or old man banksia.

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Banksia serrata cone.

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Sea eagle.  I only had my macro lens with me; I could have got closer wit my long telephoto.

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View of  lighthouse and cottages from the south.

There was a time when supplies were unloaded at the old wharf and taken up to the lighthouse using a horse and cart.  Part of the route was up the rock below the cottages.  The horse didn’t like this and used to run away and hide when the time came.

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One day it all went wrong.  The horse slipped on the rock incline and the cart came careering down the slope on top of the keeper.  His spleen was ruptured and he died some days later, ending up in the lighthouse cemetery..

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The path back went through a silver gull rookery.  This is at the edge of it.

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A silver gull incubating an egg on a rudimentary nest on the ground.

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Later, we went down to the new wharf to see the little penguins coming in at night.  These are silver gull chicks in the fading light.

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Terns against the sunset.

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The little penguins are coming ashore.

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They climb up surprisingly high to nest.

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Then red lights were turned on around the platform where we were standing, to provide light without disturbing the penguins.

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There was a stiff wind above us and silver gulls were hanging motionless in the air.

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Montague Island Day One

Montague Island, New South Wales, Australia, 8 to 11 November 2019

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We spent a weekend at Montague Island, off the coast of New South Wales near Narooma, organised by NatureArt Lab, based in Canberra.  We also went with them to Sabah and this time it was mainly with artists rather than photographers.  I also went there in 1987 when I toured around Australia taking photographs of lighthouses for the book From Dusk Till Dawn.

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We needed to drive down from Canberra and be at the wharf for the boat at 11:15 am, so to eliminate the risk of misadventures we drove down from Canberra the night before.  Late in the afternoon we discovered Handkerchief Beach, south of Narooma.  This is a picture of Montague Island from there (actually properly spelt Montagu but that is a losing battle).  We would be staying near the lighthouse in the lighthouse cottages.

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The lagoon at Handkerchief Beach.

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It appears it gets windy at times.

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A nearby pelican next morning as we are waiting to embark.

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From the boat, underway but still inside Narooma’s Bar, a cormorant is drying its wings.

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Humpback whale going down.

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We were lucky to be escorted by a mother and her calf for most of the journey to Montague.

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There are many seals on the rocks by the sea.

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And we encountered quite a few lounging around in the water.

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At some distance, sitting on his favourite rock, is this white-bellied sea eagle, in this case with a full crop.  He does not live on the island but flies out every day from the mainland.

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The seals are either Australian or New Zealand Fur Seals.  The New Zealand Fur Seals are smaller and darker and climb further up on the rocks but they are very similar and I’m not going to try to tell them apart.

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Launching into the sea.

The New Zealand Fur Seals have been recently renamed Long-Nosed Fur Seals (in Australia) because people may have thought they were not native to Australia though they live in both places.  They were called New Zealand Fur Seals because they were first described in New Zealand and are still called New Zealand Fur Seals in New Zealand.  This renaming seems to me like pointlessly kowtowing to ignorance so I will continue to refer to them as New Zealand Fur Seals.

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Great Cormorant and Crested Terns, still from the boat.

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A colony of Crested Terns, from the road to the Lighthouse.

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In the late afternoon, we were hit by a huge storm with high winds.

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A little later, walking back from Cottage 1 to Cottage 2 at the back of the cottages, I was blown along by a wind so strong that it was pointless to try to walk against it.

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Some of the terns relocated from the more exposed side of the island to the relative calm in the lee of the cottages and the island.

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Then an hour and a half later, it was clear and calm.  This is a sacred aboriginal initiation site at the end of the island, not accessible to the public.  The rocks represent the whale, the shark and the tortoise.

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(Trivia note:  There are now more than 15,000 images in this blog, not counting the links to nearly 11,000 live music images, and also more than 350,000 words, equivalent to several books).

Red White Amber and Blues Festival 2019

This is the first Blues Festival in Canberra for over twenty years, taking place over three days and nights on a weekend at the end of October. Here is a selection of images, and links at the bottom to more.

Under the performers, I’ve added YouTube links to their music.

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On Friday there were five performers, playing acoustic.

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James Southwell.

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Mark Easton.

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Geoff Achison.

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Lloyd Spiegel.

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Then it rained heavily, while Lloyd Spiegel was still playing.

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Phil Manning.

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There was eight bands on Saturday.

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Marji Curran, Marji Curran Band.

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John Gwilliam with 19-Twenty.

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Kane Denelly with 19-Twenty.

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Milena Barrett.

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Ali Penney, Ali Penney and the Moneymakers.

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James Southwell with James Southwell Band.

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Marshall and the Fro.

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Marshall and the Fro.

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Steve Edmonds, Steve Edmonds Band.

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Kevin Borich, Ken Borich Express.

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On Sunday, there was another seven bands.

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Rebecca Davey with Dreamboogie.

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Darren Jack.

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Sammy Owen, Sammy Owen Blues Band.

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Lachy Doley, Lachy Doley Group.

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Shane Pacey with Bondi Cigars.

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Bondi Cigars.

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Matt Taylor with Chain.

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Phil Manning, Chain.

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Dirk du Bois, Chain.

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John Creech with Russell Morris.

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Russell Morris.

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Russell Morris Band.

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There are many more images. On the Other Blues Festivals Page . you will find links to images from this Festival. Links include top 100 images, selected monochromes and one for each of the 20 bands.

Alternatively, there is also a direct overall link to all Red White Amber and Blues Festival 2019 images in JAlbum (with overview images and images by band organised by folder). There are 362 images in all.

For other images of a particular band I may have taken since 2006, see the Musicians and Bands Page .

Cuba Monochromes 4 of 4 Last Days in Havana

1-12 September 2016, Havana, Cuba

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Great music in a late night jazz bar.

Havana – An afternoon and evening.

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1953 Oldsmobile – our taxi ride back to the hotel.

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Passing train.

Havana – Botanic Gardens.

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1949 Plymouth, just about to leave I think.

Havana – Basilica Menor de San Francisco de Asis.

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(From the taxi).

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1950 Plymouth.

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Basilica Menor de San Francisco de Asis.

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Basilica Menor de San Francisco de Asis.

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Basilica Menor de San Francisco de Asis.

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Basilica Menor de San Francisco de Asis.

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View from Basilica Menor de San Francisco de Asis.

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At night after rain.

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At a small outdoor art area.

Last Day in Havana.

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Castell de la Real Fuerza.

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Castell de la Real Fuerza.

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Castell de la Real Fuerza.

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Palacio de los Capitanes Generales.

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Street performer.

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Art market at the waterfront.

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The old loco was just outside the art market.

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Street scene with El Capitolio under repair in the background.

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Street at night after rain.

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So that’s the last post from Cuba.  Santo Domingo from the Dominican Republic should be next but first there will be some more recent posts, one from a Blues Festival and a few from Montague Island off the South coast of New South Wales.

Cuba Monochromes 3 of 4 Havana Streets

1-12 September 2016, Havana, Cuba

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Our horse and carriage driver.

Havana – Street Photography from a Horse and Carriage.

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Waiting for the bus.

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Tuk tuk driver and El Capitolio in the background

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Havana – Artifacts and Cars.

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Waiting for assistance.

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Musicians playing in the park outside our hotel.

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Just passing by a very interesting curio shop.

Havana – Red Cars and Street Views.

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Havana – Fusterlandia.

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Locals around a mosaic mural featuring Hugo Chavez and the flags of Venezuela and Cuba.

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1958 Ford Edsel Pacer convertible.

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1950? De Soto convertible.

Havana – An afternoon and evening.

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1958 Cadillac convertible.

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1958 Chevrolet?

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Elegant street view.

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Rebuilding a street in the traditional fashion.

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Maybe not much in the way of pollution controls.

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Cuba Monochromes 2 of 4 Trinidad and Cienfuegos

1-12 September 2016, Trinidad de Cuba, Cienfuegos, Cuba

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1954 Chevrolet, still in Havana.

Havana to Topes de Collantes.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

On the road…

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba .

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

1957 Plymouth.

Trinidad de Cuba.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

Local gallery and hostal or B&B.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

Local band.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba .

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba .

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

1954 Chevrolet,

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

Not everyone drives cars …

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

Trinidad de Cuba was founded in 1514 and Cortes recruited here and left from here on his conquest of the Aztec Empire.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba .

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba .

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

On the road again…

Cienfuegos.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba .

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

We are now in the outskirts of Cienfuegos.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

Catedral de la Purisma Conception.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

Seafront exercises.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

Heading for Havana; military truck and horse & cart.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

On the street in Havana, after dark.

Return to Havana.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

1947 or 48 Chevrolet on the left.

Havana – Artifacts and Cars.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

Buick V8, 1953 or 54..

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba .

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

Musee de Arte Colonial (or the Colonial Art Museum).

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba .

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba .

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography, Trinidad de Cuba

A view of the Cathedral from the museum.

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Cuba Monochromes 1 of 4 Havana

1-12 September 2016, Cuba

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Links go to posts with the colour versions of the images (where there may also be more information and context). If an image does not have a link, the preceding one applies.  (Click on any image to see it larger).

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

People in a bar.

Arriving in Havana.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Basilica Menor de San Francisco de Asis.

Early Morning in Havana.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

“Quiltrin Legitimate Cuban Fashion”.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

La Catedral de la Virgin Maria de la Conceptión Immaculata de la Habana

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Waiting for Godot perhaps?.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

The door is probably a side entrance to the Cathedral.

Havana Stroll.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Simca 90A Aronde 1955-1958.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

A rare occasion of a nubile young women carrying a large fork and riding a rooster.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

The car is probably a 1946 Oldsmobile.

Havana Cars.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Oldsmobile, probably 1954..

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

1957 Ford Fairlane 500 convertible.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

On the road towards town.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Afro-Cuban art of Salvador Gonzáles Escalona.

Callejón de Hamel.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography .

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Big Band performance.

Big Band in Havana.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Early morning Havana view.

Relics of the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Ballistic Missile.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

MIG 21.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Cannonballs at Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Havana from the fort on the north side of the harbour.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

1953 Chevrolet.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

René Peña.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

1950 Chevrolet in the foreground; Fidel in the background.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Returning from dinner at night.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

1953 Chevrolet.

More Havana Cars.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

1951 Pontiac Continental.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Gran Teatro de Habana, or the Havana Opera House.

Havana to Topes de Collantes.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

View from Opera House.

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Architecture, Black and White, Cars, Cuba, Havana, Landscape, Monochrome, Photography, Street photography

Foyer of Opera House.

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