Havana – Botanic Gardens

Havana, Cuba, 11 September 2016
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This episode has been a little later than normal because I was laid low for a while with a kidney stone.  Fine now.  Lucky to live in a country with socialised medicine where everyone gets excellent medical attention and there is no charge for emergency care.

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We got up early in the morning, when there were no people on the streets.  After breakfast, we found a cab to go to the Botanic Gardens.

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Cuba, Havana, Havana Botanic Gardens, Photography, Street photography, Train, Travel

On the way we waited as a train went past.

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Cuba, Havana, Havana Botanic Gardens, Photography, Street photography, Train, Travel

As the sign says, this is the Special Train from Havana to Santiago de Cuba.

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The specimens in the Botanic Gardens generally had no labels, so I’m not going to try to describe them.

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A frog in a pond (middle left).

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Probably a gecko.

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Perhaps a bee hummingbird on its nest.

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Cuba, Havana, Havana Botanic Gardens, Photography, Street photography, Train, Travel .

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