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CUBA: Habana, Havanna

 

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The postcard (obtained from Scorpio) depicts Central Park in Havanna with the statue of José Martí. Marti (1853-1895) is a Cuban national hero. He was among others a poet, a writer, a journalist, a professor and a publisher. Most of his live was dedicated to make Cuba independent from Spain.
One of his poems was adapted to the song 'Guantanamera', which has become the patriotic song of Cuba.

 

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The stamp on the left shows "La Bodequita del Medio" in Havanna. This world-famous café and restaurant was opened in 1942.
The menu is typically Cuban and is popular amoung many artists and writers. It is said that Ernest Hemingway was a regular customer to drink a 'mojito'.