Hemingway's Finca Vigia

Ten miles east of Havana is Hemingway's Cuba house, Finca Vigia, meaning "lookout house", located in the small, working-class town of San Francisco de Paula. Built in 1886 by a Spanish Architect Miguel Pascual y Baguer, Finca Vigia was purchased by Hemingway in 1940, there he lived among the fisherman he fished with he wrote two of his most celebrated novels: “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and “The Old Man and the Sea”. His boat, Pilar, is also on the property.

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Havana's Paseo del Prado

Running from Calle Neptuno all the way to the Port of Havana, this majestic Boulevard divides Old Havana from Central Havana

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Nightlife and Entertainment

There is an exciting and cutting edge nightlife scene in Cuba.

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Hemingway Yacht Club

Located at that Marina, Ernest Hemingway International Yacht Club, founded in 1992 is a non-governmental organization by Commod...

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Walking Tour of Old Havana

La Habana Vieja (Old Havana) is a living, breathing monument to Spanish colonial architecture, beginning in the 16th Century.

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