Different Views of Cienfuegos, Cuba

Dutch photographer Rene Bastissiann visited Cienfuegos in south central Cuba in 2010. “I liked observing the people on the street with their small businesses like car painting, bicycle repair etc. I also saw striking poverty on the outskirts of the city.” Here is his photo essay. (10 photos)

Cuba: Proud People, So Much Faded Glory

I travelled for 2 weeks through a little part of Cuba. I wanted to see it and photograph it before the Castro’s retired. I walked for days in the streets, sometimes peeping into a door opening to find hidden treasures, often being proudly invited in to see the people’s homes and have a shot of rum or a cigar. (22 photos)