Santa Clara Headquarters of Communist Party in Cuba
Statue of El Che in front of Officina de la Province (PCC)
Note baby held in Che's arm. The statue incorporates many other smaller statues symbolizing points of Che's life, including the likenesses of 38 soldiers killed with Che in Bolivia
Susan and Garet posing with Che
Susan, Garet, Ray and Chris posing with Che,
Fidel portrait in front of PCC
Cuban flags hanging in palm trees in front of PCC
This is after the 10 day mourning period and are back to hanging at full mast.
Monument in front of PCC
Parasol against the hot sun
Fidel and Raul
Street in Santa Clara
Note large poster of Che in background
Box car museum
This is site of short lived battle of Che and a band of 18 young soldiers with rifles. The barely older than teems derailed an armored train carrying supplies for Batista's troops using Molotov cocktails their rifles and a bulldozer.
The borrowed Caterpillar buldozer
Renee, our bus driver for the tour
Appliances for sale
Just two kinds of Beer in Cuba: Bucanero and Cristal
Tuk Tuk driver in his reare view mirror
Street of Santa Clara; secondary school students
Che's remains were found in Bolivia and reburied in the mausoleum, over which this statue of Che stands.
Throughout our stays in the hotels of Cuba, the maids decorated the beds.