Small faces of Cuba

'Small Faces' is a section dedicated to children and present in some of the destinations on this site. In my travels I have been able to appreciate a particular aspect that distinguishes children from some populations. Excluding those situations and those places where photographs of people are still very badly seen for 'pseudo-religious' issues, I noticed that in many countries, generally low-growth ones, the attitude of the children towards the tourist and photography Is different from that of Western peoples. It is not my interest to deepen this phenomenon here, but I like to bring it back and document it whenever possible.
Even in Cuba I found the context I was talking about, kids are less timid, more available, more involved in contact with the tourist and photography and this is not because they expect a gratification in some form but because they appear more spontaneous and direct, attitude Which in the known West is disappearing and I believe, not because of the children.

Trinidad

graziosa bambina cubana

Trinidad

atteggiamento vezzoso di una bambina cubana

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bambino cubano sorpreso

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Children in Cuba do not hide when they see a camera, rather they are excited, call their comrades, invite you to take pictures and look like consumed actors. On several occasions I went to elementary schools (where they exist) and the reception has always been good (I was only removed once), just do it with discretion.


scuola cubana, bambini in festa

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il saluto di una bambina cubana al fotografo

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triste atteggiamento di un bambino cubano

Havana

desiderosa di farsi fotografare questa bambina cubana

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un bambino cubano al fotografo

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Travel story

Isle of the many surprises, the strong contrasts and the thousand colors

Photo albums

Album series with the most interesting photos of the places I visited on my trip to Cuba

Photos gallery

Slideshow of photos taken in a unique gallery with the most striking shots

Curiosity

Many are the curiosities of this island as the legend of Giraldilla and Guayabera

Climate

Havana climate chart, month by month with rainy days of rain, precipitation, etc.

Newsletter Alisei

newsletter di viaggio e di fotografia

 
Insights

Carmen Church

Church of Havana, little known by tourists but to be visited for the valuable interiors

Along the roads

auto colorate a l'Avana
Curious and / or unusual images taken along the streets during my Cuba tour

People

personaggi e persone di Cuba
Visiting Cuba, people often meet people who represent the true Cuban essence

Caves

le grotte di Cuba
Few know that in Cuba you can visit different and interesting natural caves

Snorkeling

snorkeling a Cuba
Photos, directions, suggestions and maps of my snorkeling experience in Cuba

Castles

castelli e fortezze cubane
Cuba has many castles and fortresses along its coast, here we go and visit some of them

Josè Martì

l'eroe cubano Josè Martì
Writer, revolutionary, politician and poet, the most beloved character in Cuba


Other trips

Dominican Rep.

spiagge repubblica dominicana
The hot sun, crystal lagoons, white beaches and a wild nature

Mexico

i maya in Messico
Yucatan, spiagge, mare e archeologia in questa penisola caraibica

Guadeloupe

viaggio in Guadalupa
French protectorate d'oltremare of great beauty typical tropical islands