Key West, Hemingway, and Little Cuba.

“Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.” -Hemingway

We arrived in Florida very early in the morning. It was still black as night, and we had a few hours to pass before boarding the ship. I am a avid fan of all things Cuba, and Key West is filled with Cuban-inspired food, music, architecture, and dialect. I am also a fan of Ernest Hemingway, who spent a significant amount of time in the city, and left behind a legacy of special interest sites to visit.


My brother wanted his photo taken at the Sunshine State border.



We had about an hour to check out the beach before getting back on the road.




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Street Performer in Mallory Square



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Hemingway’s Favourite Bar, known for icy seafood and drinks.

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Ernest Hemingway Home / Museum

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Some enthusiastic tourists saw me taking photos


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Wild storefront

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Many old houses are now businesses.


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Common style of residential architecture

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Lots of nostalgic wayfaring aesthetic

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Brilliant antique shop

I plan to return soon when I have more time to dig deeper into the influences of Cuba and take more photos when there is less rain.

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