Traditional Cuban Farm Homes

By Elio Delgado

HAVANA TIMES, June 18 – In remote rural communities in Cuba wood, a scarcity in the capital, is still a common building material. Traditional roofing is interwoven palm leaves, often substituted today by or combined with sheets of corrugated iron. Photographer Elio Delgado recently visited some of these areas and brings Havana Times readers a look at the housing and surroundings.

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5 thoughts on “Traditional Cuban Farm Homes

  • April 12, 2013 at 7:46 am
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    lovely, peaceful. Look just like little paradises.Although I do not want romantisize.

  • January 28, 2013 at 11:46 am
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    Beautiful photos. Simply beautiful.

  • June 20, 2009 at 6:05 pm
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    I love the nostalgic feeling i have seeing all these wooden houses .. soon i will love to visit cuba .

  • June 20, 2009 at 6:03 pm
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    To see all these small wooden / canas houses in cuba remind me the houses in the dominican republic during trujillo dictator s times …. a nostalgic feeling i have .. oh how much i wish to visit cuba soon ..its like time did not move in there.

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