Cuba occupies a place of undisputed fascination in the American psyche. Despite its proximity to America, this island nation remains a mystery to most Americans. Few Americans have traveled to Havana, and still fewer have traveled deeper into this isolated country. Chris Messner, a photographer, is one of the few Americans who have been able to travel extensively throughout this island. In his book, Cuba Open from the Inside, Messner documents the character of Cuba's people, its rich history, and the vast culture of the country. As Cuba's leaders age and the possibility of travel to Cuba increases, this book acts as an exceptional resource for would-be travelers. Through multiple journeys, Messner has covered more than four thousand miles on the back roads of the island nation. Through his words and pictures, he provides a snapshot of this nation and documents the Cuba of today--the 1950's time-capsule country located ninety miles from the US coast.We got a flat tire. We pushed the car to the side of a guya#39;s house. Although a fence encircled his house, he opened a gate for us. Sure enough, he worked on flats. Talk about timing. Fixing flats is big business in Cuba. With the road conditionsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Cuba Open from the Inside|
|Publisher||:||Chris Messner - 2011-07-21|