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Margaux Hemingway au bar La Floridita à la Havane en 1978

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Actress and model Margaux Hemingway at La Floridita bar, June 1978 in Havana, Cuba.

1920s period Havana Hotel Plaza advertising brochure with fantastic graphics.

period Havana Hotel Plaza advertising brochure with fantastic graphics.

The granddaughter of one of the best-known writers in the English language, Margaux Hemingway was the radiant incarnation of a breathtaking beauty, vibrant yet tormented by addictions. In the late 1970s, the young model-actress was photographed by American photographer David Hume Kennerly at her grandfather’s house in Cuba, where he lived and wrote. The resulting shots capture the atmosphere of Havana at the time. Be inspired, ahead of the Chanel cruise 2017 on May 3.

Travel icon: Margaux Hemingway in Cuba

The granddaughter of one of the best-known writers in the English language, Margaux Hemingway was the radiant incarnation of a breathtaking beauty, vibrant yet tormented by addictions. In the late 1970s, the young model-actress was photographed by American photographer David Hume Kennerly at her grandfather’s house in Cuba, where he lived and wrote. The resulting shots capture the atmosphere of Havana at the time. Be inspired, ahead of the Chanel cruise 2017 on May 3.

One of his usual clients was Ernest Hemingway. He visited Jose Garcia in several occasions with his pal, Joe Russell who was the owner of another Sloppy Joe’s Bar in Cayo Hueso, a name Hemingway had suggested in honour to Mr. Garcia. The tourists that visited Havana during that epoch, mostly North Americans, preferred two places:

Early souvenir photo from the famous Sloppy Joe's Bar in Havana NOTE; Now there is a Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. and it was one of Ernest Hemmingway's favorite hang out.

Margaux Hemingway et Bernard Faucher au Tropicana Club à la Havane en 1978

Travel icon: Margaux Hemingway in Cuba

Margaux Hemingway et Bernard Faucher au Tropicana Club à la Havane en 1978

Stumbled across this beauty in the Life Magazine archives, marked as ‘Havana Glamour Girl’. This photoset was taken by Nina Leen in 1946. I’m so envious of this lady’s wardr…

Havana socialite Aline Johnson de Menocal Photograph by Nina Leen for Life magazine Havana, Cuba 1946

Actress and model Margaux Hemingway at the Tropicana Club, February 1978 in Havana, Cuba.

Actress and model Margaux Hemingway at the Tropicana Club, February 1978 in Havana, Cuba.

Cubanas Sociedad Habanera. Havana 1950 LIFE Magazine photo. High society Cuban women

vintagecuba: "Eight of Cuba’s loveliest society girls gather in a Havana garden to compare notes on their new clothes, most of which come direct from Paris" From LIFE Magazine - Feb 1950

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Best Restaurants in Havana Cuba

Havana Cuba has a range of places to eat from government owned restaurants to privately held paladares in people's homes. Check out all of them to get a taste of the food in Cuba.

Cuba, La Havane, Havana.  La vie au naturel. Life in the natural. Les petits métiers de la libre entreprise. Small businesses of free enterprise.

Cuba, La Havane, Havana. La vie au naturel. Life in the natural. Les petits métiers de la libre entreprise. Small businesses of free enterprise.

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